Are teachers’ unions to blame for America’s failing schools?

Monday, March 22, 2010
Terry M. Moe
Terry M. Moe

Terry Moe is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, a member of the Institution’s Koret Task Force on K–12 education, and the William Bennett Munro Professor of Political Science at Stanford University. Moe participates in a debate on Intelligence Squared concerning whether teachers’ unions shielding teachers who do their jobs poorly are to blame for America’s failing schools.

The video is available and you can also read the transcript at

For further information, read the Newsweek article about the debate.

Watch the debate on Bloomberg TV or listen to the debate on NPR.