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    CNN Article: Here's what happened to teachers after Wisconsin gutted its unions

    Here's what happened to teachers after Wisconsin gutted its unions

    by Lydia DePillis @CNNMoney
    November 17, 2017: 5:59 AM ET

    Britta Pigorsch was a sophomore in a high school outside of Madison, Wisconsin, when Act 10 passed the state legislature in 2011.

    he already knew she wanted to be a teacher. But the legislation, which gutted collective bargaining rights for public sector unions and slashed their benefits, galvanized her further.

    "It angered me," said Pigorsch. "I thought: Well, I could either not go into education, or I could go into education and be a voice that stands up for it."

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