To Agree or Not to Agree, and Its Implications for Public Employee Turnover

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Michael S. Hayes of Rutgers University–Camden and Edmund C. Stazyk of the University at Albany–State University of New York. They recently published an article in the Public Personnel Management entitled “Mission Congruence: To Agree or Not to Agree, and Its Implications for Public Employee Turnover," which is currently free to read … Continue reading To Agree or Not to Agree, and Its Implications for Public Employee Turnover

What Role Does Location Play in Teacher Collective Bargaining?

[We are pleased to welcome Lesley Lavery of Macalester College. Lesley recently published an article in ILR Review with co-authors Dan Goldhaber and Roddy Theobald, entitled "My End of the Bargain: Are There Cross-District Effects in Teacher Contract Provisions?"] Teacher collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) cover a wide array of school district rules and regulations that … Continue reading What Role Does Location Play in Teacher Collective Bargaining?

No texting, plz! :)

It can be discouraging for instructors who, after taking the time to prepare a lesson plan, find their students texting rather than taking notes in class. Educators across all disciplines and state lines are faced with the dilemma of how to respond. Is it a sign of disrespect or simply the burgeoning of a new … Continue reading No texting, plz! 🙂