Bloomberg likens teachers union to NRA

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, blaming the teachers union for stalled talks on a new teacher evaluation system, expressed his anger on his radio show by comparing the United Federation of Teachers to the National Rifle Association. Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, has asked him to publicly apologize.

The real union record in public education

Bruce Baker, a professor at Rutgers Graduate School of Education, decided to write a post about the role of unions in public education when he read in the Economist a piece that included "among the most utterly stupid statements I think I've ever read in my life."