As the political season heats up, so does the rhetoric surrounding the issues of education. As I watch the alliances form, I recognize more and more that the associations that supposedly represent those employed in education do not operate as many other professional associations do. Professional organizations as a whole recognize that they have very diverse members within the profession and as such, will have diverse political and religious views. They meticulously avoid blatantly partisan gratuitous statements as it is not their purpose to persuade people to particular philosophical views about governing, but rather to more narrowly focus on the cause of the profession itself.
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