Star-Ledger Editorial Board Cites Sunlight Report in Scathing Editorial on Excessive Pay for NJEA Leadership

Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on theSunlight Policy Center of New Jersey blog. Kudos to the Star-Ledger Editorial Board for their scathing criticism of the excessive pay for NJEA leadership.  The Star-Ledger continues to publish well researched, courageous and truthful editorials about the facts of the NJEA leadership’s compensation. The Board drew extensively from […]

Why Opt Out? — One Teacher’s Story

Editor’s note: Lauren is a 2nd grade teacher. We asked her why she decided to opt out of her teacher’s union. Here is her story. It’s Monday morning and my alarm goes off at 4:55am to start another week. I’m already exhausted. I quickly get ready, grab my lunch, and throw my bags in the […]

Teachers, why are you still union members when you don’t have to be?

By Vann Prime Editor’s note: This article was originally published in The Baltimore Sun. Freedom of choice, the right to choose — that’s what the United States is about. It’s a central premise of our polity and a major reason why millions of people have streamed to the U.S. for centuries. That is why, as […]