Mitch Price

12/2011
Are Charter School Unions Worth the Bargain?

This study of charter school unionization compared charter school collective bargaining agreements with traditional district contracts and found that, while the new contracts innovate in many ways, they could go much further given the opportunity to create agreements from scratch....

01/2010
Ch. 4 - Still Negotiating: What Do Unions Mean for Charter Schools (HFR '09)

In this chapter, Mitch Price considers whether charter schools can coexist with teachers unions and perhaps even provide innovative models for shaping productive new union contracts.

01/2009
Teacher Union Contracts and High School Reform

Are teachers unions and collective bargaining agreements barriers to high school reform and redesign efforts in Washington, California, and Ohio? The report offers an overview of real and perceived barriers to reform, along with an overview of flexible provisions culled...

03/2007
Not for the Timid: Breaking Down Barriers, Creating Breakthrough High Schools in Ohio

This report presents the results of an analysis of perceived barriers to high school redesign and real impediments embedded in federal and state statutes and regulations, as well as in local district policies...

04/2006
Legal and Policy Barriers to Redesigning California High Schools

This report presents the results of an analysis of legal, regulatory, and policy barriers to high school redesign in California.

Dec 5 2011

Seattle, WA - A new study from the University of Washington's Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) finds that charter school collective bargaining agreements tend to be more streamlined and provide for greater flexibility than the typical district contract.

Jan 14 2009

Seattle, WA - Collective bargaining agreements are not necessarily the boogey-man barriers to reforming the nation's high schools as many educators believe, according to a new study from the University of Washington.