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    A very politically charged issue that I would like to touch on are teacher unions. How can unions be helpful to teachers? Can they be seen as harmful? What are your thoughts?

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    The role of teacher unions is to protect the teacher; however, when there is a teacher that is not performing to standard, should they be protected? The role of the teacher is to teach the student, but if the student is not learning the way they should be, the teacher should adjust their own teaching style to fit the learning style of the student. One thing that teacher unions can do is to ensure that new teachers that are hired are actually qualified for the position they will be filling, making sure they have the proper certification for the job. One other thing that unions can do is make it hard ...

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    Discusses how teachers unions can be beneficial and harmful in education.

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