Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Changes approved at 9 failing schools statewide

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Teachers will have to reapply for their jobs at eight schools in the state, and the principal is retiring from a ninth school, state school officials decided on Tuesday.

Teachers must reapply for their jobs at three Baltimore County and five Prince George's County schools. The Baltimore County schools are Woodlawn High, Lansdowne Middle and Southwest Academy.

The principal of Edgewood Middle School in Harford County will be succeeded by someone who has undergone New Leaders for New Schools, a national principal training program.
"A study by the Center on Education Policy last year showed that Maryland's efforts to turn around its worst schools usually fail. "
Read more HERE

No comments: