Afternoon Announcements: What’s the ‘Hidden Cost’ of Teacher Turnover?
March 31, 2015 01:45 pm
Over the next five years nearly half of first teachers will transfer to a new school or leave the profession altogether — only to be replaced with similarly fresh-faced teachers. Richard Ingersoll, who has studied the issue for years, says one of the reasons teachers quit, is that they feel they have no say in decisions that ultimately affect their teaching. NPR
Several large California school districts and communities served by a leading charter-school organization have experienced considerable support and little overt opposition to the Common Core State Standards. EdSource
The NBC News State of Parenting Poll found that 50 percent of parents surveyed approved of the Common Core and 38 percent opposed the standards, but diversity among those numbers might be lacking. The Hechinger Report
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