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Advancing Student Achievement in the United States Public Schools Through Labor-Management Collaboration: The FMCS's Evolving Role in Education Reform
At this juncture, a word of caution concerning the merits of the debate: It is for the parties, not an individual mediator or the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (“FMCS”), to determine what role, if any, student test scores should play in teacher evaluations and/or compensation. What the foregoing discussion augurs, however, is the likelihood that for the foreseeable future, this issue—along with others I will identify throughout this paper—will present a recurring problem in collective bargaining negotiations between school districts and their respective teacher unions.