The newspaper editorial (TNT, 8-31) on negotiations between outgoing superintendent Art Jarvis and the teachers’ organization proves once again that The News Tribune’s wisdom is a mile wide and an inch deep.
The editorial posits that if there is a strike, responsibility would lie “squarely on” the Tacoma Education Association. Ridiculous!
Everybody knows negotiation is a two-way street, so The News Tribune is simply demanding that teachers surrender. Obviously, elementary school teachers are not exactly the most militant of folks, and would only strike if truly provoked.
Unless we want to return to the days before education unions of blatant …