Research: Teachers say school leadership is a top reason to stay or go

09/21/2009 | Augusta Chronicle (Ga.), The

A recent study by Georgia State University researchers found that one of the top reasons cited by teachers for sticking with a school was a good relationship with their principal; other reasons were student diversity and an emphasis on academic achievement. "Most teachers stay in a school because of the leadership," said Gale Hulme, executive director of the Georgia Leadership Institute for School Improvement. "They work for people. They don't work for schools."

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