Originally published in The Federalist.
Teachers’ unions took it on the nose during the lockdowns. After they pushed to keep schools closed for months (and then folks like national teachers’ union president Randi Weingarten inexplicably blamed it on the “privilege” of Jewish Americans), unions are justly taking blame for school closures. Angry parents have taken to school board meetings and national news to openly criticize their school boards’ servility to the unions.
But even after this public beating, unions still wield brazen political power in state and local politics. How much have their dropping approval ratings dragged their power down too? That’s now being tested here in Pennsylvania.
Lawmakers have made it a priority…