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Collective bargaining issues expose open rift among education lobby groups

1. Reporter asks why certain anti-union legislation is proposed.
2. Trabert responds with the usual KPI view that Kansas' kids perform poorly on standardized tests.
3. Reporter rightly links Trabert's answer with the question.

Possibilities:
1. Reporter didn't mention anti-union legislation in his question, despite the focus of the article; or,
2. Trabert doesn't think schools or students are performing poorly; or,
3. Trabert now regretting that KPI's anti-public education message is made loud and clear.

March 18, 2013 at 6:54 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Collective bargaining issues expose open rift among education lobby groups

"I do not support public sector unions with thepower to strike because in the end they are protected by the citizens who are their ultimate employers through the legislature and other elected officials."

Shorter: Public employees shouldn't have the freedom to choose how to spend their paychecks.

March 18, 2013 at 6:26 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Bill limiting collective bargaining for Kansas teachers draws fire

Principals and superintendents aren't members of collective bargaining units.

March 7, 2013 at 5:13 a.m. ( | suggest removal )