Last Modified: Wednesday, June 06, 2012 11:44 AM
METAIRIE (AP) — Fifteen principals of Jefferson Parish public schools are being dismissed from their jobs under a policy that removes leaders when their campuses fail to reach academic goals for three years.
The Times-Picayune reports this is the first round of principals to be ousted by a school board policy that originated before the existing board and superintendent arrived but also syncs with the current administration's performance-fueled reform drive.
Acting Superintendent James Meza said officials used test score data from 2011-12 to project how schools' overall ratings will take shape when the state releases them later this year.
He said 33 principals were on the cusp of removal this year but about half of those schools showed performance upticks that saved their jobs.
Posted By: Patty On: 6/6/2012
Who is going to want those jobs knowing what their future is going to be.
Posted By: lynda On: 6/6/2012
Title: Jefferson Parish dismisses 15 pincipals
thats ashame taking their jobs. It is not TOTALLY their fault. The PARENTS are mostly at fault. I do not think this is fair. What are we turning into communist?