Re: Cleveland teachers union: If you can't beat ???????em, join ???????em

???????The overriding question is how will having a teachers union improve on our ability to educate all of our children and make sure they're ready to graduate from college? We respect that they represent the interests of teachers; we represent the interests of students.???????????

- Perry White, executive director of Citizens Academy, a Cleveland charter school that is one of the top-performing charters in Ohio, speaking to the editorial board of the Cleveland Plain Dealer about the Cleveland Teachers Union's efforts to unionize the city's charter schools.

Emmy L. Partin
Emmy L. Partin is a Director of Ohio Policy & Research at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute