In the 2007, the Missouri Supreme Court overruled 60 years of case law and determined that teachers have the right to organize and collectively bargain. We at the Show-Me Institute wanted to determine how many districts have entered into collective bargaining agreements (CBA), so we requested CBAs from every district with more than 1,000 students. About 1/5 of the districts we contacted had a formal CBA. In the interest of transparency, we have now posted those agreements online.
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