-By Stephanie Riegel, Baton Rouge Business Report
“Gov. Bobby Jindal took aim at one of the state’s largest teachers unions today for failing to take action against its executive director, one week after his controversial comments about school choiceâ€¦
Michael Walker-Jones, executive director of the Louisiana Association of Educators, was quoted â€¦ as saying some low-income parents are not qualified to decide where their children should go to school, a comment the union later claimed was taken out of context. But in his address today to more than 800 business and political leaders at the 2012 Louisiana Education Summit, Jindal said the comments show a top-down, arrogant mentality.
‘I am amazed he is still representing the organization a week later,’ Jindal says. ‘I think the union should distance themselves from him. â€¦ These remarks reveal contempt for parenting.’â€¦”
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