Senator seeks support for principal training

12/29/2009 | Minnesota Public Radio

Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., has introduced legislation to create a program to train principals to work in disadvantaged schools, and he is calling on lawmakers to include the measure when the No Child Left Behind law is revised. "The effectiveness of principals in high-risk or high-need schools is one of the primary determinants of whether these schools are able to attract and retain effective teachers," Franken said.

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