Ten weeks ago, hardly anyone saw West Virginia and Oklahoma coming.
Maybe we need to rethink how teachers’ pay schedules are structured.
Could labor activism mean that unions are getting weaker?
Power and the West Virginia teachers’ strike
EdStat: Being Exposed to a Duty-to-Bargain Law for All 12 Years of Schooling Reduces Male Earnings by Almost $1,500 Per Year
“Duty-to-bargain” laws require school districts to negotiate with teachers unions in good faith.
We should not discount unions’ ability to adapt their political strategies to find influence even when the pendulum is swinging away from their interests.
The evidence suggests that teacher collective bargaining leads to worse student outcomes that are reflected in long-run labor market success.
There’s emerging evidence that what’s in collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) can influence important outcomes.
Mark Janus probably feels better right now than AFSCME.
Forty-four percent of the public oppose the practice of requiring teachers to pay fees to unions they choose not to join, while just 37% support the practice.
If the Court rules against agency fees it would cause teachers unions’ membership to shrink and the unions’ political and economic wings to be clipped.
The Supreme Court announced Thursday that it will hear a case involving the agency fees that teachers and other public employees are required to pay to unions even if they choose not to join the unions.
Why are the unions not more concerned about a new study finding that 28% of district teachers miss more than ten days of school for personal and sick leave?
Delegates to the NEA Representative Assembly approved a policy statement on charter schools that aims to limit the growth of charter schools and regulate the schools more closely.
If the four Supreme Court justices who sided with Friedrichs vote to hear Mark Janus’s case, and if Neil Gorsuch votes according to expectations, agency fees could be dead by the end of the court’s next term.
State plans create more losers than winners, and many get nothing at all
Tenure arrived in K–12 education as a trickle-down from higher ed. Will the demise of tenure follow a similar sequence?
Bridge Academies show promising results in Kenya and Uganda, but unions see them only as a threat.
Supreme Court lets agency fees stand
With Justice Antonin Scalia’s unexpected passing, we can’t help but ask what will happen with Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, which appeared headed to a 5-4 split.
These teachers, moreover, support similar choices for other parents and oppose agency fees currently imposed on many.
How teacher collective bargaining affects students’ employment and earnings later in life
Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association could fundamentally alter the education labor landscape
The Supreme Court has a chance to strike down union agency fees.