ERIC Number: ED180083
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Opening the Door: Citizen Roles in Educational Collective Bargaining.
Hamer, Irving, Ed.; And Others
This report describes a two-year project designed to assist local groups engaged in exploring alternatives to traditional modes of teacher contract negotiation. The project aimed to identify and increase effective citizen participation in educational collective bargaining. Chapter 1 of the report focuses on the struggle toward more balanced educational collective bargaining in New York City. Chapter 2 deals with the citizen's role in collective bargaining in California. Chapter 3 discusses the fight for citizen involvement in collective bargaining in San Diego. In chapter 4, the Cupertino, California, collective bargaining project is described, and chapter 5 details the methodology and results of the citizen action research project carried on in Cupertino. The final section of the report identifies some of the pivotal issues related to citizen participation in educational decision-making. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Action Research, Citizen Participation, Collective Bargaining, Elementary Secondary Education, Negotiation Agreements, Public School Teachers, Social Change
Institute for Responsive Education, 704 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 ($7.50)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New World Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Institute for Responsive Education, Boston, MA.
Identifiers - Location: California; New York (New York)