The Unions and the Effectiveness Push
Not too long ago, I promised you more analysis on the action at the two national teachers' unions conventions. I just filed a story for Education Week on this topic. The punchline: the unions' different governance structures have a lot to do with the paths they've pursued in these areas. You can read the story here.
(For daily coverage from the conventions, click on the archives for July 2010; entries begin July 2.)