by Stephanie Simon
"Teachers unions are struggling to protect their political clout, but as the midterm elections approach, they’re fighting back with their most popular asset: the teachers themselves.
"Backed by tens of millions in cash and new data mining tools that let them personalize pitches to voters, the unions are sending armies of educators to run a huge get-out-the-vote effort aimed at reversing the red tide that swept Republicans into power across the country in 2010."
Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2014/07/unions-teachers-streets-votes-109305.html#ixzz38UrZeJxj..
via Education Dive