On another post Anonymous wrote:
Retiring teachers union chief looks at big picture
“The problems of Pittsburgh Public Schools -- a persistent racial achievement gap, declining enrollment, abysmal graduation rates for certain groups of students and a projected budget deficit of as much as $100 million in 2012 -- are problems for the union and its membership as well, according to Mr. Tarka.”
The Data on these issues reveals that each year since 2005 the problems have continued and many cases have been exacerbated rather than improved.
Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11186/1158226-298.stm#ixzz1RENjEOfJ
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