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3,984 views • August 2, 2022

How Teachers Unions Exploited COVID to Grab Funds While Keeping Schools Closed—Corey DeAngelis | TEASER

“You had the teachers unions lobbying the CDC to make it more difficult to reopen schools in person so that they could hold children's education hostage to secure multiple multibillion-dollar ransom payments from the taxpayer. And it worked for them. They received about $190 billion in supposed COVID relief.” At the FreedomFest conference in Las Vegas, I sat down with Corey DeAngelis, the national director of research at the American Federation for Children and executive director of the Educational Freedom Institute. “The school system is a massive monopoly that has no incentive to spend that money wisely,” DeAngelis argues. What should education reform look like? Will other states choose to replicate Arizona’s new school choice policies?
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