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This paper presents the highlights of a conference entitled "Advancing Student Achievement through Labor-Management Collaboration" held in Denver, Colorado last February 15-16, 2011. This first-of-its-kind conference on labor-management collaboration is a historic effort to transform the relationships among local superintendents, school boards, and teachers into a broad and robust partnership designed to boost student achievement. This report offers the experiences of progressive and innovative school leaders who have found new and better ways to work together. The experiences of the following school districts are highlighted in this report: (1) ABC Unified School District, California; (2) Baltimore City Public Schools, Maryland; (3) Denver Public Schools, Colorado; (4) Douglas County School District, Colorado; (5) Green Dot Public Schools, California; (6) Helena Public Schools, Montana; (7) Hillsborough County Public Schools, Florida; (8) Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland; (9) New Haven Public Schools, Connecticut; (10) Plattsburgh City School District, New York; (11) Independent School District 15-St. Francis, Minnesota; and (12) Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, North Carolina. [Additional support was provided by the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.]

Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), School Districts, Superintendents, Boards of Education, Teaching (Occupation), Labor, Unions, Collective Bargaining, Cooperation, Counties, Partnerships in Education, Urban Schools, Public Schools, Academic Achievement

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Author: US Department of Education

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