John Legend Challenges Bill Maher For Supporting Teacher Union Grievances

The musician says teachers must be evaluated, principals ought to have more power

In an interview on "Real Time with Bill Maher" on HBO, the Grammy-award winning musician John Legend sparred with host Bill Maher over education reform. Maher, who said his sister is a teacher and is thus biased on the subject, objected to many of the reforms Chicago recently attempted to impose on its teachers. Legend, who works in the education reform movement, challenged him, saying teachers ought to be graded for supplying the best education possible. 

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