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How Idaho Tax Dollars Support Teachers Unions

"Prohibiting school districts from funding teachers unions directly or indirectly would not require an expenditure of state or school district funds. It would allow teachers unions to continue to exist and leave intact their legal right to advocate for improvements in educators’ compensation and working conditions. And, most importantly, it would safeguard taxpayer funds and ensure that taxpayer-funded facilities are used fairly and for their intended purposes. It is imperative for Idaho policymakers to level the playing field and protect the integrity of the state public school system by ending taxpayer support for teachers unions."

Having been a teacher before I had children, I am not a fan of teachers unions. They should exist, but they should not get special privileges at taxpayer expense.

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