By the Numbers
Earlier this year, the National Association of Elementary School Principals asked its members' views on the importance of a number of school-related issues. Here are some of the results:
|Finding ways to motivate students and
maintain high expectations.
|Keeping schools safe for students and staff||49%||37%||14%|
|Competing with--or adjusting to--for-profit companies||8%||24%||68%|
|Educating children (and families) who don't speak English||20%||32%||48%|
|Finding time to effectively supervise and
|Handling discipline and violence problems
|Finding ways to help parents become more
committed and involved
SOURCE: National Association of Elementary School Principals.