Some recent court rulings have us thinking again about a segment we ran earlier this year, so as we head into the new school year, let’s take another look at just how much are teachers valued in the US? There are a lot of politicians, media outlets and education reformers who can’t say enough bad things about teachers and teachers unions. But every school day kids around the country sit down in front of teachers dedicated to their jobs.
Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, we’ll talk to the author of a new book that explores, and debunks, the 19 biggest myths about teachers, unions and public education.
We’ll also spend an Academic Minute hearing that it’s not just teachers unions that get bad mouthed these days.