ERIC Number: EJ617440
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Do Teacher Unions Hinder Educational Performance? Lessons Learned from State SAT and ACT Scores.
Steelman, Lala Carr; Powell, Brian; Carini, Robert M.
Harvard Educational Review, v70 n4 p437-66 Win 2000
Comparison of standardized test scores and degree of teacher unionization in states found a statistically significant and positive relationship between the presence of teacher unions and stronger state performance on tests. Taking into account the percentage of students taking the tests, states with greater percentages of teachers in unions reported higher test performance. (Contains 95 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: SAT (College Admission Test)