Districts struggle to keep principals

Feb. 11, 2008
Increased demands on administrators leads many to leave their jobs

School districts nationwide are finding it harder to hold on to principals as standards get tougher and the list of demands from state and federal governments gets longer. In Texas, high turnover is particularly apparent in high schools. About 61 percent of high school principals leave their schools within three years; by the fifth year, that figure increases to 76 percent.

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