Teacher Unions & Whole
and Education Reform
-- Teacher Union Reform Network
Teacher Union Reform Network
is a union-led effort to restructure the nation's teachers unions
to promote reforms that will ultimately lead to better learning
and higher achievement for all students. The primary goal of TURN
is to create new union models that can take the lead in building
and sustaining effective schools for all students.
Formerly Conflict Management Inc. (CMI), Thoughbridge has served
as advisors, trainers, and facilitators on negotiation, conflict
management, and leadership development for hundreds of organizations
Principled Negotiations Works
New Negotiation Process For 21st Century Schools: Three Models For
How did traditional adversaries cooperate to develop a reform-oriented
context in Boston? What forces influenced them? What role was played
by a new form of bargaining, known as "principled negotiations"?
"The Making of a Contract for Education Reform",
By Edward J. Doherty and Laval S. Wilson.
By Irma Tyler-Wood, C. Mark Smith, and Charles Barker
Bargaining In Education: Getting Started In Interest Based Negotiation
By Grande Lum
Charters? Creating Boston's Pilot Schools", chapter in
the book "Creating New Schools: How Small Schools Are Changing
American Education", Teachers College Press, Fall 1999
Making of a Contract for Education Reform" (PDF), by Edward
J. Doherty and Laval S. Wilson, Phi Delta Kappan, pgs.
791-796, June 1990