Unions, Districts and Communities to the Table in the NEA Foundation Closing the Achievement Gaps Initiative Sites [Report]

NEA Foundation

This Issue Brief highlights the collaborative work of two communities currently funded by the NEA Foundation as part of its Closing the Achievement Gaps Initiative—Lee County, FL and Springfield, MA. …Continue reading

Boston Teachers Develop Innovative Curriculum Design Aligned with the Common Core State Standards [Video]

21st Lessons

The mission of the Massachusetts Education Partnership is to improve student achievement through labor-management collaboration. Our long‐term goal is to establish sustainable cultures of collaborative practice in schools, districts, and …Continue reading

Improving Government Through Labor Management Collaboration and Employee Ingenuity [Report]

Engineers at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility. The facility maintains and modernizes the U.S. Navy's fleet. (U.S. Navy photo by Richard Chaffee/Released)

Public employees and their unions are frequent scapegoats when elected officials seek to score political points or contract out government services. But despite what you may have read, there are …Continue reading

Collective Pedagogical Teacher Culture and Mathematics Achievement [Article]

Authors’ findings suggest that politicians and bureaucrats must consider the implications of educational reform on the organizational culture of schools, asking whether reforms enhance schools’ cultures, thereby making them more …Continue reading