Did you know that taken together, the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association have been the nation's leading political donors in federal elections over the past two decades? And did you know that the teachers' unions are either number one or number two in terms of political giving in 60% of US states? In Special Interest: Teachers Unions and America's Public Schools, Stanford University political scientist Terry Moe provides a must read for anyone frustrated by the slow pace of education reform in America, casting light on these issues and many others. Read the review in City Journal by Marcus Winters, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute who writes extensively about education policy.
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