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Shircliffe, Barbara J. – History of Education Quarterly, 2012
In 1941, members of the local unit of the Florida State Teachers Association (FSTA) met in Tampa to plan a lawsuit against Hillsborough County's school board for paying African-American teachers less than white teachers. Hilda Turner, who taught history and economics at Tampa's historically black high school, agreed to serve as plaintiff; she was…
Descriptors: Evidence, Rating Scales, Racial Discrimination, African American Teachers
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Frawley, Thomas A.; Janosz, David A., Jr. – Technology Teacher, 2007
This article presents two viewpoints on creating change through politics. Frawley argues that every teacher can be an agent for change at the local level by first changing the way they think about the profession and embracing the concept that they need to take part in the conversation. Change will happen when technology teachers take greater…
Descriptors: Legislators, Technology Education, Politics of Education, Change Strategies
Baratta, Anthony N. – 1980
This paper looks at the state of education and the society in 1980 and compares major changes occurring in the last 15 years with predictions made in a 1967 publication called "Designing Education for the Future No. 2: Implications for Education of Prospective Changes in Society." The author identifies on-target predictions and major changes that…
Descriptors: Accountability, Birth Rate, Costs, Educational Objectives
Ade, William – 1982
A study of 107 Illinois elementary school teachers who were enrolled in graduate courses investigated the relationship between teacher characteristics and congruity, incongruity, and inconsistency with the policies of two teacher associations. The teacher characteristics consisted of age, educational attainment, interest in politics, membership in…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Educational Policy, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers
Kubiak, Patricia M. – 1985
Literature concerning teachers' right to strike was reviewed. Three major themes were addressed: (1) the present state of arguments against teacher strikes; (2) their refutation by various individuals within the profession; and (3) arguments that were basic in demonstrating that the preponderance of evidence has shifted to the inevitable…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Public School Teachers, Sanctions, Teacher Militancy
Schnuth, Mary Lee – 1986
From a historical perspective, this paper discusses the problems and results of educational reform in the United States over the past 100 years. Time lines are broken down to emphasize periods of significance. Each era is given a title which reflects the period, namely Educational Awakening (1890-1900), Educational Growth (1900-1945), Educational…
Descriptors: Activism, Conservatism, Educational Change, Educational History
Anderson, Barry D.; Mark, Jonathan – 1979
The objective of this study is to show results obtained by computing teacher salaries three different ways and to show the implications of these for practice. Conventional ways of calculating teacher salaries show declines in salaries once inflation has been considered. Following people who remain in the profession, however, shows that salaries…
Descriptors: Career Ladders, Declining Enrollment, Educational Research, Faculty Mobility
Shanker, Albert – 1978
The following topics of immediate concern to the American Federation of Teachers are discussed in terms of their current status and future plans for action: (1) federal aid to education; (2) bilingual education; (3) pensions, benefits, and retirement; (4) effective lobbying; (5) civil rights; (6) collective bargaining and union membership; (7)…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Collective Bargaining, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation
Ryan, Kevin, Ed. – 1975
This book is written for the large number of people who are either interested or actively engaged in teacher education. In chapter one, the preparation of teachers in this country is set in an historical perspective, identifying the major patterns of training and institutional arrangements. In the second chapter, a summary is provided of research…
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, Competency Based Teacher Education, Educational History, Educational Philosophy
Crist, William Dale – 1975
This paper reviews seven specific components of change that labor militancy in public education will have on the American economic system in the future. First, teacher militancy will influence other public employees to become more militant and will pressure private-sector employees to unionize. Second, additional state and federal public-employer…
Descriptors: Arbitration, Collective Bargaining, Economic Change, Employer Employee Relationship
Hennessy, Peter H. – 1975
This research report on teacher militancy, published by the Canadian Teachers' Federation, seeks to ascertain the extent to which various groups of teachers are prepared to adopt militant bargaining strategies, and to identify factors which may contribute to the development of militant attitudes. The report first broadly defines militancy among…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Professional Recognition, Surveys, Teacher Administrator Relationship
Powell, Edward M. – 1976
The speaker establishes himself in opposition to teacher strikes, outlines the scope of teacher strikes, discusses arguments for and against the right of teachers to strike, presents the kinds of strikes that are possible, outlines what a board and the administration can do to head off a strike, and presents the American Association of School…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Collective Bargaining, Elementary Secondary Education, Teacher Associations
Smart, John C. – 1976
The distinctive educational and occupational characteristics of postsecondary faculty affiliated with the American Association of University Professors, American Federation of Teachers, and National Education Association, and their colleagues not affiliated with a collective bargaining representative are examined. The sample consists of 53,029…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, College Faculty, Conference Reports, Employer Employee Relationship
Duryea, E. D.; Fisk, Robert S. – 1975
A concern over the academic autonomy of public colleges and universities, as demonstrated by the increasing exercise of legal prerogatives to supervise and control these institutions on the part of state governments, and the appearance and rapid spread of collective bargaining for academic and other professional personnel prompted the study of the…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, College Faculty, Higher Education, Negotiation Agreements
Bartunek, Jean M.; And Others – 1975
The present study compared the effects of content, process, and passive types of third party intervention on the bargaining behavior of pairs of group representatives. The setting was a simulated school board-teacher's union dispute over a new contract. Each side was represented by one person who was instructed to bargain tenaciously and obtain as…
Descriptors: Accountability, Conflict Resolution, Contracts, Group Dynamics
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