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New York city's -- Michael bloom book is freezing teacher pay for two years try to avoid my -- the rest of the country should take a hint about this.
Here is a filmmaker and investigated and all of about and he joins the company you've got this film what what what's the name of that -- again the cartel that the cartel correct and it's all about.
Teachers the teachers union.
And the way the school system we'll and his finance you tell me about the financing all school teachers and administrators.
Well there's the obvious conflict -- against someone like -- between someone like Michael Bloomberg and -- you have communicated here in New York.
But there's kind of a secret conflict lot of people don't know about which is more between teachers how the young teachers.
Very little and a lot of the more experienced teachers that make a lot more money six figures and in many places in the northeast.
-- is enormous disparity when you're in fact doing the same job the exact same job and that's because the unions are run by.
The older teachers what about it -- -- in their let the teachers what about that's really where the real outrageous and our film we show a minister making 470000.
Dollars in one year -- the singer he was -- and he still made almost half million dollars.
We show our severance packages that were people who pay for years and you're sick leave but they never talk.
Numbers they didn't take your sick days so they feel about your years and that was just the tone of the union -- contract.
It's -- set in stone is negotiating right well and nothing illegal about the probably exactly and that's the problem cozy relationship so often between the school board.
And the superintendents that they hire because -- they're all friends.
And no one's really watching and it's all for the kids right so the more the better.
But I just wanna make the point that this is big picture stuff here this is happening at all different levels of municipal implement and lots of different areas not just education.
Come on in that -- while my my question you've made the film.
I guess is a cautionary tale warning.
But it seems like in this particular -- with this particular administration the goal is actually increasing in union power in this country how can that be stopped.
Well there's a lot of reasons for hope right now in terms of the education reform movement the charter movement is growing at the number -- will always goes up every -- -- never goes down.
And in fact even in New York State where -- the captain.
There's been why did to cap it all is unfathomable to me look look.
Let Leno let's make sure we don't get to me these great schools that might -- -- more choices to parents with their kids stuck -- dropout factories let let's.
Keep a lid on them but nevertheless the good the new legislation would move the cap upward from 26460.
Also vouchers have been growing to the Illinois State Senate just passed -- the doctor bill was governor Crist in Florida expanded voucher programs there.
And a lot of about two movements I think it to be careful not to teachers national -- amazing and -- yes I'm glad you know bottom of the voting on a thousand bucks a year and -- -- perform operative word there is earning yet un believable and why is it when you do have to lay off teachers they only do it based on how many years.
There's serve not on merit it at all you know -- Exactly and so that have to be reformed its anti child to lay off the good teachers just as they're younger or newer.
It what you might keep an older teacher a lot of great -- teachers but some of them -- And you keep them on the job just because of years or if that's against that works against children doesn't he bring passion to the table I I don't I don't I am I -- boarded a charter school and we have all regular teachers from the city and now we have all young teachers -- passion drive they don't wanna go home the -- right but they're the first laid -- ball -- -- -- tell this -- -- -- -- with vacuuming.
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