The Education Exchange: Laws Give Labor Advantages That Parents Lack

Power of teachers unions is described in a new book

Photo of Michael HartneyAn assistant professor of political science at Boston College, Michael Hartney, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss Hartney’s new book, how influential teachers unions are in shaping educational policy, and how parents have fared in their own efforts.

Hartney’s book, How Policies Make Interest Groups: Governments, Unions, and American Education, will be available in Sept. 2022 by the University of Chicago Press.

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