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