WASHINGTON, D.C. – At the National Education Association’s annual meeting, the NEA executive director criticized the governors of Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin for failing to embrace organized labor, according to MLive.
The executive director noted that CEO pay far exceeds teacher pay, and said that Govs. Rick Snyder, John Kasich and Scott Walker will “make it easier for their corporate friends to make more money,” MLive reported.
SOURCE: MLive, “NEA leader: Teachers need to become ‘social justice patriots’,” July 5, 2012
FURTHER READING: Mackinac Center for Public Policy, “August in Michigan Is Teacher Freedom Month,’” Aug. 16, 2011