How Labor Management Relations and Human Resource Policies Affect the Process of Teacher Assignment in Urban School Districts

  title={How Labor Management Relations and Human Resource Policies Affect the Process of Teacher Assignment in Urban School Districts},
  author={Peter A. Youngs and Ben Pogodzinski and Sarah Galey},
  journal={Educational Administration Quarterly},
  pages={214 - 246}
Purpose: This study examined how labor–management relations between school districts and teacher associations seem to affect teacher contract provisions regarding the role of seniority in teacher assignment and how contract provisions and teacher assignment policies seem to affect beginning teachers’ perceptions about their work environments. Research Method/Approach: The study took place in five urban districts in a Midwestern state. In each district, we interviewed the human resource director… 
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