Thursday, October 14, 2010

Secretary of Education and Other Education Officials Announce National Education Reform Conference

Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, Randi Weingarten the president of the American Federation of Teachers, and Dennis Van Roekel, the president of the National Education Association, announced plans to hold a national education reform conference on labor-management collaboration next year.

This conference will include participation of national, state, and local union leadership as well as school superintendents and school boards from across the country. Speaking of the successful districts where administrators and union leaders are seeing effective collaboration, Secretary Duncan said, "We need to learn from these successful collaborative efforts and build upon them across the country."

Several of the progressive labor-management agreements include those from Baltimore; Delaware; New Haven, Connecticut; Denver; Pittsburgh; Evansville, Indiana; Detroit; Montgomery County, Maryland.

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