Teachers Unions and Management Partnerships – How Working Together Improves Student Achievement

Source: Saul A. Rubinstein and John E. McCarthy, Center for American Progress, March 2014

From the summary:
….Yet within some districts and schools, union leaders and school administrators have found an alternate path to reform—one that is based on building strong relationships that facilitate collaboration among educators and is focused on teaching quality and educational improvement for students. This report explores the impact of school-level, union-management, institutional partnerships on teacher collaboration and student performance. Moreover, it offers strong evidence for this alternative direction to the policy debate on public school reform by analyzing the role of union-management relations in educational quality…..