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Subject:  Re: Strike....Finally! Date:  9/15/2012  4:33 PM
Author:  PuddinHead42 Number:  9747 of 9954

The statement at the bottom is the most significant thing: "Differences in state performance that might be attributed to unions are small compared with effects of poverty."

This could be be read two ways:
1) unions do not help or hurt the education of children
2) There is no incentive for a state to be subject to the demands of a union and heath and retirement benefits that cannot be sustained into the future.

FYI, the link appears to be bad "page not found" maybe incomplete copy/paste.
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