principals

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    What do principals look for when hiring teachers?

    University of North Carolina at Charlotte professors Jason Giersch and Christopher Dong recently published “Principals’ preferences when hiring teachers: a conjoint experiment” in the Journal of Educational Administration. The study asks a very basic question: what do principals look for when hiring teachers?  Giersch and Dong presented fictitious applicant…
    Terry Stoops, July 26, 2018
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    We’re Focusing On Teachers, But What About Principals?

    This News & Observer story delves into the role that assignment of teachers is playing in Wake County as the public school system seeks to ensure that struggling students are teamed up with high-performing teachers. Our Dr. Terry Stoops brings up a critical point: One option might be…
    Donna Martinez, June 19, 2017