by Donna Martinez
Former Senior Writer and Editor, John Locke Foundation
They have for years called themselves an ‘association,’ but is the North Carolina Association of Educators actually a union? Locke’s Dr. Terry Stoops, speaking at Monday’s Shaftesbury Society panel on worker freedom, says the answer is pretty simple and pretty clear. WATCH:
In fact, here is what you find on the home page of the NCAE’s website when you click on “News.” Note the last item. It reads: “NEA Member Benefits.” NEA is, of course, the behemoth teachers union.
In addition, on the same website, here is the “NCAE Graphics” page under “Who We Are.” The NEA logo is prominently displayed, along with the “Unite, Organize, Empower” slogan.