St. Paul, Minnesota teacher, Aaron Benner, will not sit down. For years, the 23-year veteran teacher – turned Dean of Students – stood up for what he saw as a flawed school discipline policy which deteriorated his classroom before his eyes.
The Wall Street Journal published a revealing story about the Janus case before the U.S. Supreme Court that challenges the payment of forced-fees to unions by public employees.
The state’s most powerful public employee union — Education Minnesota — has begun laying the groundwork to prevent the potential loss of thousands of members and millions of dollars, depending on the outcome of a landmark First Amendment case before the U.S. Supreme Court this term.
Aaron Benner is an outstanding Minnesota teacher who knows firsthand what happens when students, and teachers, feel unsafe in the classroom.
“Safety is critical,” he says. “Learning suddenly is on the back burner, everything goes out the window once the classroom has been compromised. Instead of looking at the teacher,…