The Status of the Teaching Profession 2011

The Status of the Teaching Profession 2011
December 13, 2011 Stuart Foundation

This Center for the Future of Teaching & Learning survey of more than 600 school principals finds California’s school site leaders between a rock and a hard place. Historic budget cutbacks present significant challenges to classroom teachers, increasing the importance of the principals’ role as an instructional leader. Facing growing demands and declining resources, school principals struggle to find the time, resources and capacity to meet the dual challenges of effective school management and ensuring quality instruction.