Sunday, April 24, 2011

Governor Signs Bill Restricting Teachers' Collective Bargaining Rights

Governor Mitch Daniels has signed the first bill of his "education reform" agenda, a bill prohibit contracts between school districts and teachers unions from including anything other than wages and wage-related benefits starting July 1. According to Business Week, State Superintendent Tony Bennett said the new law gives local leaders freedom by removing restrictions, such as contracts that limit the number of meetings principals can have with teachers. Read more from Business Week here.