Want to read Chicago's teacher contract, find out its main features, or compare it to other cities? Check out this new database from NCTQ that allows users to "explore the intricacies of collective bargaining agreements, board policies, and teacher handbooks from the nation's 50 largest school districts, educating 16 percent (over 8 million) of all school children, employing nearly 500,000 teachers and operating 11,000 schools."
"You can choose to download the full text of a teacher contract, just the salary schedule, and even the school calendar....The database provides answers to over 300 questions, ranging from salary and benefits to how a teacher gets evaluated--with more getting added all the time."
Link: Collective Bargaining.
Filed under: Teachers & Teaching