Terry Moe on Teacher Union Power

By Education Next 12/20/2011

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In this video, Terry Moe discusses his recent book on teacher union power, Special Interest: Teachers Unions and America’s Public Schools, with Eric Hanushek. Moe’s analysis pinpoints the self-interest of unions that leads them to block many education reform ideas. He concludes that “reform unionism” is unlikely to lead to any major policy changes and that improving schools requires curbing the power of unions.

Terry Moe was interviewed by Mike Petrilli for the Education Next book club podcast here.

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