“The purpose of teachers unions is to prioritize the pay and privileges of members. That is their job. I don’t think that’s the problem,” she said in an interview. “What I think the issue is is we don’t have an organized national interest group with the same heft … advocating on behalf of kids.”- Michelle Rhee
Unions are so caught up in trying to guarantee teachers maintain their jobs that they do not realize that the cost of one person’s job can effect the prospect of multiple students’ careers.