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Thursday, March 03, 2011

Lies of the Left -- Student Achievement and Unions

Iowahawk demolishes the argument, advanced by liberals, that students in unionized States get better instruction than those who attend school in non-unionized ones. Yes, Wisconsin ranks near the top on national surveys of student achievement, as do several other unionized States in the Midwest and Northeast, while non-unionized states in the South. But, as Iowahawk points out when standardized by ethnic group, the discrepancies disappear and are even reversed. When compared to students in the same ethnic category, the scores of students from non-unionized States are actually higher than they are in the high-ranking unionized States. It's a brilliant, straightforward, and devastating rebuttal to liberal sophistry.

Read it here.

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