The standoff between the Republicans and the Democrats in Wisconsin over the unions has managed to capture a significant portion of the news and now is spreading to Ohio, Indiana and elsewhere. Teachers are a large portion of the government employees involved. Caught in the middle of all of this are the students whose schools have been closed in some cases and the taxpayers who have to foot the bill.… Read more ...
Charles Barron ran for Governor of NY State in 2010 on the “Freedom Party” ballot line. Barron is an elected, Democratic official, serving on the New York City Council.
Two Dozen Protesters Arrested During Rally Against School Closures
Two dozen demonstrators, including two City Council members, were arrested in Downtown Manhattan Monday as they protested the proposed closing of 25 public schools that the Panel for Educational Policy will vote on this week.