There's a disconnect between teachers and principals

by Guam Federation of Teachers
Guam Federation of Teachers

A growing body of research confirms what AFT educators have known all along: Students are the real beneficiaries when teachers have real professional input and latitude. But a new report from the Rand Corp. finds that the majority of principals surveyed believe teachers have influence in school decision-making, while most teachers don’t see such a rosy picture of collaboration. The report recommends that principals establish systems to give teachers a formal role in school decisions to remedy this disconnect.

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