Principal supervisors are overseeing fewer principals and are staying on the job longer, but they still lack targeted professional development and many districts do not have a pipeline from which to draw future leaders for the role.
April 2019 Archives
Principal Says Parents Can't Wear Pajamas, Hair Rollers, and Satin Caps in Her School. Is It Racist?
A Houston principal's new dress code for parents and guests is drawing major backlash and criticism that it discriminates against women, particularly low-income and black women. The policy prohibits adults wearing pajamas, hair rollers, low-cut shirts, underwear, and revealing leggings, among other items, from entering the school.
States have traditionally heavily relied on Title II funds to pay for school leadership programs. But evidence from six districts that invested heavily in developing principals meets the federal standard for justifying using Title I money for such programs, an analysis has found.