Degree Name

EdD (Doctor of Education)


Educational Leadership

Date of Award

May 1979


Purpose of Study. Disagreement was prevalent as American school boards and teacher associations attempted to reach consensus on what items should be negotiated at the collective bargaining table. This struggle to reach consensus clearly suggested an uncompromising need for additional research related to this perplexing problem. The purpose of this study was to identify and analyze those items in educational collective negotiations that Here viewed by Kentucky school board chairpersons and Kentucky teacher association presidents as negotiable items suitable for the negotiation process.(Abstract shortened.)

Document Type

Dissertation - unrestricted