ERIC Number: ED366053
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
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A Union of Professionals: Labor Relations and Educational Reform.
Kerchner, Charles Taylor; Koppich, Julia E.
This book examines the changing role of teacher unions in the educational reform movement. It contains nine case studies of unions across the United States that are forging new, collaborative relationships with management in a reconceptualization of "professional unionism." Chapters include: (1) "Building the Airplane While It's Rolling Down the Runway" (Charles Taylor Kerchner and Krista D. Caufman); (2) "Louisville: Professional Development Drives a Decade of School Reform" (Charles Taylor Kerchner); (3) "Pittsburgh: Reform in a Well-Managed Public Bureaucracy" (Charles Taylor Kerchner); (4) "Cincinnati: Betting on an Unfinished Season" (Byron King); (5) "Greece Central School District: Stepping Back from the Brink" (Anthony M. Cresswell); (6) "Glenview, Illinois: From Contract to Constitution" (Mark A. Smylie); (7) "Miami: After the Hype" (LaRae Phillips); (8) "Rochester: The Rocky Road to Reform" (Julia E. Koppich); (9) "Toledo and Poway: Practicing Peer Review" (James J. Gallagher, Perry Lanier, and Charles Taylor Kerchner); (10) "Chicago: A Restless Sea of Social Forces" (William Ayers); and (11) "Getting Started: A Primer on Professional Unionism" (Julia E. Koppich). References and an index are included. (LMI)
Descriptors: Contracts, Elementary Secondary Education, Employer Employee Relationship, Labor Relations, Negotiation Agreements, Public School Teachers, School Restructuring, Unions
Teachers College Press, 1234 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027 (hardcover, ISBN-0-8077-3266-4; paperback, ISBN-0-8077-3265-6).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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