Well, this could get expensive.

The Bloomberg administration and New York City’s teachers’ union said Thursday that they had failed to reach a deal on a new system for evaluating 75,000 public school teachers, putting the city into immediate danger of losing out on up to $450 million in state money and raising the possibility of cuts to staff and programs.

You’ll have to forgive the teachers’ union, they’re very new to the concept of having one’s continued employment tied to doing the job well. They’re more concerned with the nature of the evaluation system than hundreds of millions of dollars in education money.

Remember that the next time an education union whines that we’re not spending enough.

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