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Celebrating American Education Week with Partnerships in Education: Charlotte County Public Schools

Today we continue our support of American Education Week by featuring Charlotte County Public Schools – a school district profiled in our Partnerships in Education report that has worked collaboratively with its teachers’ union to transform the lower-income district into one characterized by strong student achievement. Read more »

 

Celebrating American Education Week with Partnerships in Education: Putnam City West High School

Today we continue our support of American Education Week by featuring Putnam City West High School – a school profiled in our Partnerships in Education report that has worked collaboratively with its teachers’ union to create a model for Oklahoma schools to drive school improvement and close achievement gaps. Read more »

 

Celebrating American Education Week with Partnerships in Education: John Muir Elementary

Today we continue our support of American Education Week by featuring John Muir Elementary – a school profiled in our Partnerships in Education report that has worked collaboratively with teachers unions to create opportunities for disenfranchised students. Read more »

 

Celebrating American Education Week with Partnerships in Education: Linden McKinley STEM Academy

Today marks the beginning of American Education Week. The annual observance, now in its 90th year, honors students, teachers, support staff, parents, and members of the community who help students succeed. In support of American Education Week, we will feature a selection of schools from our Partnerships in Education report that have worked collaboratively with teachers unions to create opportunities for disenfranchised students.

We’re kicking off the week by highlighting Linden McKinley STEM Academy, a member of the Columbus City Schools District in Columbus, Ohio. Threatened by low student achievement and graduation rates, the Columbus City School District decided to adopt a new cutting-edge curriculum built around STEM – science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Read more »

 

Today’s lesson: Teachers’ unions and administrators work together to improve schools

 style=It’s that time of year again. Children will soon line the streets with their shiny new lunchboxes, waiting for the bus to arrive. As you see your child off to school this year, remember the foundation of a solid education—teachers. A report from the American Rights at Work Education Fund highlights the positive impact labor-management partnerships are having in our nation’s classrooms—and underscores the role collective bargaining plays in improving student achievement. Read more »