A June 15 article by Stephen Singer, an Associated Press reporter based in Connecticut, reports on the continued campaign by labor unions (particularly teachers’ unions) to enact laws encouraging or requiring public schools to teach a biased version of labor history in public schools. Connecticut has been one of the states targeted for this legislation.
Unions Push State Legislatures for Labor History Courses – Fox News via Associated Press – June 16, 2014
Of course, California is the center of the push for labor history in public schools. As one of the few people who track this movement from a critical viewpoint, I’m quoted in the AP article.
Here are some of my writings on labor history requirements in public schools:
How Will Students Celebrate Labor History Month in California Schools? – www.UnionWatch.org – December 31, 2012
Labor History in Public Schools: Unions Get ‘Em While They’re Young – article in journal Government Union Review – (Volume 21, Number 1) 2004.