An Ohio Teacher Responds to Revelations that NEA and AFT Spent $5.7 Mil in 3 Years on Posh Hotels, Exotic Trips, and Limos

“It’s our money,” said Jade Thompson, an Ohio Spanish teacher, who makes about $65,000 a year and has challenged mandatory union dues in court.  “Think what you can do with $800 dollars (a year in union dues)? For a lot of working families, that’s a lot of money.”
See the full report at The74, which drills down on "financial documents filed with the U.S. Labor Department by the American Federation of Teachers, the National Education Association and the United Federation of Teachers" that "show a penchant for five-star business expenses that are far removed from the $56,000-a-year average teacher's salary in the U.S."