ETHICS, UNIONS, and UNIONIZATION
Betsy DeVos has been confirmed as our next Secretary of Education. This is one of the most important of the Trump nominations to date.
Our public educational system has been hampered by public-sector unions for ages past. Unions have served the teachers rather than the students with the result that educational standards have been on the decrease for as long. Part of the problem is that alternative systems (such as the use of charter schools not under control of unions) have been kept out of the mainstream in spite of their clear superiority. With the confirmation of Ms. DeVos, this is about to change. DeVos is a champion of (and substantial donor to) the charter school alternative and has been active as a private citizen in the betterment of inner-city education.
“The times they are a-changin’ .” For the