Teachers unions' alliance with Democratic Party frays

Public efforts toward school reform have some Democrats questioning the party's support of guarantees that school districts have made to teachers for decades. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Teachers unions have been the Democratic Party's foot soldiers for more than half a century, providing not only generous financial backing but an army of volunteers in return for support of their entrenched power in the ...

Teachers unions' alliance with Democratic Party frays

Public efforts toward school reform have some Democrats questioning the party's support of guarantees that school districts have made to teachers for decades. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Teachers unions have been the Democratic Party's foot soldiers for more than half a century, providing not only generous financial backing but an army of volunteers in return for support of their entrenched power in the ...