One of the more absurd aspects of the New York school system is that the teachers union is given the right to investigate itself when teachers are accused of sexual misconduct. In too many cases the union sides with the criminal teachers instead of their victims.

In the Wall Street Journal, Campbell Brown laments this cozy relationship that unions have with their predator members citing several examples of the failure to punish criminal behavior in New York schools.

“If this kind of behavior were happening in any adult workplace in America, there would be zero tolerance. Yet our public school children are defenseless,” he writes.

This lack of punishment occurs, Brown says, because of how the law is written.

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