The personal stories shared in this episode call into question the impact of Wisconsin’s Act 10 on public school teachers. A veteran teacher reflects on the ways in which teaching has changed over the last twenty years, and how the politicized nature of the profession has inflicted wounds that won’t heal. Still, teachers are positioned to have a lasting and meaningful impact on the lives of children and families, making it a worthy career despite the relentless struggle.
Years Later, Wisconsin Voters Remember Act 10, The Law That Ended Union Rights For Most Public Workers Still Provokes Strong Feelings –
Ithsmus, Act 10 –
New State Sata: Post-Act 10, Teachers’ Health Care Costs Soared –