WASHINGTON (AP) — Principal turnover at D.C. public schools reportedly continues to be higher than at some suburban school districts in the metro area.
The Washington Post reports that at least 17 school leadership jobs will change this year at D.C. schools. The figure represents about 14 percent of the system’s principal posts.READ MORE: Housing Records Reveal Stricker Street Property Long Vacant, Site Of 2015 Fire
The newspaper says the attrition is not as high as it was under former schools chief Michelle Rhee, but is still high compared to area school districts.READ MORE: 3 Baltimore Firefighters Killed In Partial Building Collapse, 1 In Critical Condition
It cites Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland, where there was 10 percent turnover in 2011, the most recent year for which data is available. For the previous three years, turnover was between 5 and 6 percent.
In Washington, the turnover has resulted from resignations, retirements, terminations or other issues.MORE NEWS: US Pharmacies Are Rolling Out Free N95 Masks As Free COVID-19 Tests Begin To Arrive In The Mail
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