Twelve school districts made presentations on how labor and management are working together in their districts.
ABC Board of Education Local Educational Agency Plan (PowerPoint, 438KB)
Good afternoon. Let me begin by saluting all of you for your commitment in coming here today. I know expectations are high.
And I know it takes courage and conviction to publicly commit to working together with groups that are sometimes portrayed as adversaries, rather than as allies.
Leaders from 40 States Representing More Than 1 Million African American Students Expected to Participate in U.S. Department of Education’s National Conference on Labor-Management Collaboration in Denver, Colorado
The U.S. Department of Education has selected 150 school districts from among the 245 applications it received to participate in its upcoming conference on labor-management collaboration Tuesday-Wednesday, Feb. 15-16, in Denver, Colo.
Leaders from 40 States Representing More Than 1 million Hispanic Students to Participate in the U.S. Department of Education’s Labor-Management Collaboration Conference in Denver
The U.S. Department of Education has selected 150 school districts from among the 245 applications it received to participate in its upcoming conference on labor-management collaboration Tuesday–Wednesday, Feb. 15–16, in Denver, Colo.
Presenters and Panelists
Russlynn H. Ali
Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education
ABC Unified – The district and union have a history of collaboration extending more than a decade. This collaborative partnership involves a systemic, district-wide effort involving Business Services, Human Resources, School Services, and Academic Services in making decisions and problem-solving.
Baltimore – Teachers earn salary increases by earning "achievement units" granted through a range of achievements and activities, including professional development, strong evaluations, gains in student learning outcomes, and completion of eligible coursework.
Baltimore – The contract places a high priority on shared agreement between teacher and principal for all transfers—voluntary and involuntary. Forced placement is possible but it is not the district's current practice, which emphasizes mutual consent.