This Education Post commentary piece references the CRPE report An Unlikely Bargain: Why Charter School Teachers Unionize and What Happens When They Do.
In this brief, we set out to understand how unionization may or may not shape practices central to charter schools’ ability to serve students.
This report examines national and local trends in charter unionization, describes the reasons charter school teachers unionize, and analyzes charter school bargaining agreements.
Ashley Jochim and Lesley Lavery write in The 74 about the divide between teacher unions and charter schools.
Teachers and administrators in unionized charter schools have an opportunity to show that unionization can benefit teachers and kids.
Our research disrupts the usual us vs. them narrative, shedding light on where, why, and how often charter school teachers are forming unions.