November 2023 E-Newsletter

November 2023

School Leaders:
On the Front Line of War and Hate

School leaders grapple with the challenging task of meeting the needs of all students surfaced by the ongoing conflict in the Middle East. Read more.


Rising Tide of Chronic Absence
Challenges Schools


Roughly 1 in 10 Public School Principals Left Profession in 2021–22 School Year

Roughly 1 in 10 (11%) of public school principals left the profession between the 2020–21 and 2021–22 school years, according to data from the National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS) released by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the statistical center within the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences (IES). Read more. 


Montgomery County, Maryland, 
Gets AFSA Charter

The Montgomery County Association of Administrators and Principals (MCAAP) and the Montgomery County Business and Operations Administrators (MCBOA) were officially presented their affiliation charter and welcomed into the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) as Local 146 on Nov. 16 at the union’s annual fall meeting. Read more.


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Improving Principal Preparation:
Strong Partnerships Key

As the role of school principal becomes increasingly complex and demanding, many university-based principal preparation programs admittedly have struggled to make the fundamental changes needed to prepare principals for today’s schools. Read more.


Harnessing Veterans to Address Educator Shortage

As our schools grapple with a persistent shortage of educators and school leaders, it's high time we engage the untapped talent that lies within our veteran community. Read more.


Ed Department Reminds Schools of
Legal Obligation to Address Discrimination, Including Harassment

The Biden-Harris administration is committed to upholding the civil rights of students of all backgrounds. Read more.


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