Bill Would Require Teachers To Say Why They Are Leaving

(Carolina Journal) A bill that would allow the state to gather more detailed information on why teachers leave the state and the profession — a topic that has become a political football for both parties — is in conference committee as lawmakers attempt to resolve differences in the House and Senate versions. Senate Bill 333 directs the State Board of Education to “adopt standard procedures for each local board of education to use in requesting the information from teachers who are not continuing to work as teachers in the local school administrative unit.” It also requires the local school board to report the information to the State Board of Education in a standard format.

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