This is why I mourn the loss of 559 teachers over the past two years and the 393 teachers we've already lost this year alone. These teachers' experience at prob...
The days of a tenured principal like Tom Drake standing up to an abusive superintendent in defense of his or her teachers are, sadly, nearly over.
Want to know the state of the schools? 191 volunteer to leave: everyone who can get out is getting out.
In May 2011, the board approved a RIF of 259 people. In 2013, 177 have volunteered to leave. By the end of May the 259 will seem small by comparison.
246 teachers have retired or resigned since July 2011. And the board played on making bad educational policy.
The exit of 43 district personnel in just eight weeks of school is the most significant impact of the digital transition thus far.