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Impact of Principal Turnover

July 5th, 2018 by


Policy Brief 2018-4:  Impact of Principal Turnover

Principal turnover occurs for both voluntary and involuntary reasons, however relatively few principals are dismissed for performance each year. Some turnover is due to principals transferring schools, as principals move to more affluent, better achieving school districts with higher pay. 

This brief discusses the impact of principal turnover on student outcomes, teacher turnover and decreased capacity building.

Read the full brief here.

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