11/23/2010

Christie Educating People: Problem Is Not Teachers, It's The Unions

Gov. Christie: The problem here is not the teachers, it’s their union
Share36posted at 11:15 am on November 23, 2010 by Cubachi


When it comes to Governor Chris Christie, there is no better representative at pinpointing what is so egregiously wrong about the public education system in New Jersey: the teachers union.

In a town hall meeting yesterday in Hackettstown, NJ, a man asked the governor, why is it that he has to demonize “good teachers” and falsely claim to students that teachers are the “greedy people” to blame for their lack of school supplies and poor education levels.

In true Christie form, the Governor railed against such a distortion and pointed out to the gentleman that his contention is not against teachers, but against their union, who provides teachers 4-5% pay raises per year in a zero inflation economy as well as free health benefits for life without contributing anything to the system.


Cross-posted at Cubachi. and at Hot Air


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