Peter Greene

Peter Greene has been a classroom secondary English teacher for over thirty-five years. He lives and works in a small town in Northwest Pennsylvania, blogs at Curmudgucation, and is Midwest Regional Progressive Education Fellow.

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"When union supporters say that Janus could be a big blow to unions, my first thought is that my co-workers and I lived without fair share for decades." (Photo: Takvr) Views
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
The Janus Decision Is Wrong, But Teachers Know How to Organize Around It
The U.S. Supreme Court has just announced its ruling on Janus v American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)—not that we were exactly waiting with bated breath. All the smart money was always on a ruling against the union. The case takes its name for Mark Janus, the federal...
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Sunday, November 06, 2016
If You Think the Economy is Improving, You Probably Don’t Work in a Public School
Well, hey. The Latest Great Recession is supposed to be ending, the rising tide lifting all the boats back to where we were in 2007, before Wall Street blew a hole in the bottom of the ocean. So why do so many people who work in schools feel as if they are sitting at the bottom of the bay? The...
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