Harding University HS working conditions pretty bad

Earlier this week, a gang of students attacked an employee of Harding University High School in Charlotte.  Was this an isolated incident or indicative of Harding’s educational environment?

The NC Teacher Working Conditions Survey indicates that it was the latter.

Only 25 percent of teachers agreed that “students at this school follow rules of conduct.”  Only 28 percent agreed that “parents/guardians support teachers, contributing to their success with students.”  Both were far below state and district averages.

Around 80 percent of Harding teachers responded to the survey, so I assume that these responses are representative of the faculty.  I wonder how many will remain there.

 

Terry Stoops / Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies

Terry Stoops is the Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation. Before joining the Locke Foundation, he worked as the progra...

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