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Hillsborough teachers union chief touted as new face of reform



jean_clements.Hillsborough teachers union president Jean Clements recently got quite the write-up in Newsweek. Here's a snippet from the full story:

To an increasing number of education reformers, Clements and others like her have come to symbolize a possible third way, a viable alternative to bashing unions or living with their foot-dragging. Stung by critical documentaries like Waiting for Superman and The Lottery, more union leaders are motivated to prove they want to improve schools too.

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[Last modified: Tuesday, December 21, 2010 12:43pm]


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