The potentially precedent-setting trial in Los Angeles features plaintiffs seeking to overturn seniority, tenure, and dismissal procedures.
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December 05, 2012
Philadelphia, Boston, Denver, New Orleans, Hartford, Conn., and Spring Branch, Texas, were awarded grants from the Gates Foundation to foster collaboration and reduce tension between district and charter schools.
September 12, 2012
But both the city and the Cleveland teachers' union acknowledged that finding areas of agreement can be challenging.
July 06, 2012
Under state law, the Detroit emergency manager has the power to create a "successor collective bargaining agreement" without union negotiation.
April 12, 2012
The district leadership is pressing for a salary freeze from its teachers' union.
October 28, 2011
Sometimes forging a collaborative relationship requires both sides to take a leap of faith, union and district officials say.
September 16, 2011
The district and the Tacoma Education Association have been negotiating without success since May 31.