The Necessary Caveat for Unionized Teachers Unionized education works only if elected officials standup for kids. Look at performance in RI schools.#whereareadults&electedofficials https://t.co/PXGW7L3Cjt — gary sasse (@gssasse) October 16, 2017 ← The Philosophical Root of Our Woes Memorial Hospital and Signs of Decline → Rhett Hardwick Except for a few anomalies,. such as the Boston Police Strike under Coolidge and the air traffic controllers under Reagan, show me an example of a democratically elected government standing up to a substat9al union. It doesn’t happen. The failure of the British government to do so effectively destroyed the automotive industry in Britain. Buddy We stood up to the Fire Union in Coventry Rhett Hardwick I can’t regard that as a “substantial union”. How many fire fighters, how many teachers?