8th 2010
Little Girl Tells Ms. Johnson, Colorado Teachers About Dec. 15 Refund Deadline

Posted under Education Politics & Independence Institute & Just For Fun & Teachers

It’s not often I get to tell you about a kid cuter than little ol’ me. But credit goes to Lynn Bartels at the Denver Post for noting the real star of this great video — a video which explains how the Colorado Education Association automatically collects funds from members “to help influence elections” and how they can get the money back if they ask:

You go, little girl! Tell Ms. Johnson about the Every Member Option refund. If she doesn’t like 99.9% of those dollars going to fund one political party or if she just doesn’t want her money spent on Colorado political campaigns, Ms. Johnson (and any other teacher in Colorado who belongs to the CEA) can:

But don’t delay. After December 15, it’s too late.

Yes, I’m still thankful Colorado teachers at least can request political refunds. But can’t it be done more politely by, you know, by asking first?


2 Responses to “Little Girl Tells Ms. Johnson, Colorado Teachers About Dec. 15 Refund Deadline”

  1. Independent Teachers » Blog Archive » December 15 Deadline Approaching for Colorado Teachers Union Political Refunds on 22 Nov 2011 at 1:12 pm #

    [...] Option” union funds used to support state and local political campaigns. Last year’s attention-getting 45-second video is worth watching to find out the information, or just for the nostalgic [...]

  2. Ed is Watching » It’s Good to Let Teachers Choose, Too: Because One Size Doesn’t Fit All on 03 Dec 2014 at 5:00 pm #

    [...] 1. It’s that time of year again when my Education Policy Center friends shout from the rooftops about the deadline that lets union member teachers choose to get back $39 or more of funds that were spent on union political action. Just don’t go around telling anyone that I have a soft spot for that little cartoon girl who tells Ms. Johnson and other teachers about this option. [...]

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