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Maybe the Teachers Unions Could Help School Budgets

May 24, 2010

Let the unions bail out public education. States, municipalities and school districts are reeling from the burden of unsustainable payroll expansion and pensions.

Let the unions bail out public education. States, municipalities and school districts are reeling from the burden of unsustainable payroll expansion and pensions. These contracts were negotiated by officials whose election the teachers unions themselves have helped fund. Let the unions, therefore, be the first to bailout the education sector. Bruno Behrend

The Heartland Institute

Chicago

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Bruno Behrend, J.D., is a senior fellow for education policy at The Heartland Institute.
bbehrend@heartland.org @BrunoBehrend ‏