I’ve criticized union bosses for fighting school reform, and I’ve condemned the so-called civil rights establishment for opposing school choice.
And here’s a powerful video from Reason TV that combines those themes, noting the unholy alliance of teacher unions and the NAACP.
Fortunately, the statists seem to be losing this issue. Louisiana recently adopted school choice legislation that will give poor children an opportunity to escape failing government schools.
But the left isn’t losing gracefully. In a move that would make George Wallace proud, they are threatening schools that will participate in the new program.