Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Rhode Island town fires teachers for refusing to work longer days

For those of you who, like me, think that the public school system is the next-best thing to legalized child abuse, this story has to brighten your day (H/T Derb at NRO):

Unionized Rhode Island Teachers Refuse To Work 25 Minutes More Per Day, So Town Fires All Of Them

The town is Central Falls, RI, where the median income is $22,000 – compared to the teachers at the high school, who make between $70,000 and $78,000.

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