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Serious supporters of Sweetwater trustee Pearl Quiñones

Ah, I now know who fireflycobra is :-) You testified at the pink slip hearings about how great you were and how you raised scores more than anyone else so you should not be threatened with losing your job. And yet your scores dropped significantly this year did they not? I'm sure that's not your fault though. As for benefits, no-one likes paying that much in health care but it is a trade off with our higher salaries. If you take the districts where teachers do not pay $500 a month for insurance, you will see that their salaries are drastically lower. Yes it is painful but that has absolutely nothing to do with the union, unless of course you are going to convince me that the vast majority of the membership would take a 10% pay cut in order to not have to pay for health benefits. Public and private sector costs for health insurance have increased over the past 5-10 years; check out the news once in awhile and you'll learn something. I'm sorry that for once the poor science teacher got a pink slip and was called out as being equal to everyone else. Pobrecito. If you really want to blame SEA for something, how about the small class sizes that science teachers get to enjoy. How about the fact that when you have 180 kids you are getting paid a 1/6 stipend and for me that's just called a typical day? Get over yourself. Be an agency-fee payer and quit trying to pretend that you are the majority.
— January 25, 2013 7:04 p.m.

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