ERIC Number: EJ974277
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jun
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
Racism, Union Busting, or Just Plain Cultural Conflict?
Stryker, Don; Bergerson, Amy Aldous
Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, v15 n2 p112-121 Jun 2012
This case describes the struggle of a small school employee association located in a right-to-work state as it attempts to continue exercising influence after a political turmoil caused the composition of the school board to change. This case presents many elements that foster discussion of basic employee rights such as freedom of association, free speech, and due process. As such, this case is designed for usage in educational leadership programs and is particularly pertinent to provoke discussions regarding school politics, employee association authority, preferences in hiring practices, and employee dismissal procedures. Students of educational leadership enrolled in school law, human resources, and/or multicultural education courses can engage in discussion of multiple aspects of course content.
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Conflict, Course Content, Boards of Education, School Personnel, Racial Bias, Unions, Instructional Leadership, Politics of Education, Employees, Freedom of Speech, Racial Relations, Navajo (Nation), American Indians, Employment, Leadership, Case Studies
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