Tag: Randi Weingarten

American schools are all shook up

In the film Elvis, Col. Tom Parker, portrayed by Tom Hanks, serves as the Iago-like villain. Parker begins the film by denying rumors that he financially exploited Presley as his manager and that he worked him to death. He didn’t kill Presley, Parker claims, he made him. If anything, Parker[Read More…]

Teachers’ union president endorses school choice?

Editor’s note: Nathan Cunneen, author of this commentary, is a communications associate at the American Federation for Children. You can read a redefinED profile of Cunneen here. On Saturday night, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten published a tweet that sounded suspiciously like an endorsement of school choice. While Twitter[Read More…]