On 4/02/09, CO Teacher wrote:
> Then, for my own piece of mind, can you answer this question...
> What percentage of the present FA teachers are staying?
> It just seems hard to imagine that the school could be needing THAT
> many teachers...How many new students do you anticipate. Check the
> St. Vrain website. They are looking for AT LEAST 11 new teachers
> AND a new principal. Let's see...if you need about 15-20 students
> per teacher, then you are expecting AT LEAST 165 new
> students...Pretty optimistic, I must say! They must have some
> public relations/advertising campaign going on...Or, am I missing
> I am still wondering...I hope you can enlighten me...and others.
> On 4/02/09, Terri wrote:
>> The reason the school is hiring a bunch of new teachers is that
>> it is expanding and moving into a new building. They are adding
>> new tracks in K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and a preschool. A large number
>> of Flagstaff teachers recently presented at the recent CK
>> conference. (The most of any CK school).
>> On 4/01/09, The statistics in states that have studied their
>> charters wrote:
>>> On 4/01/09, COTeacher wrote:
>>>> Just an interesting note...Principal at Flagstaff resigns
>>>> (3/19/09)and now they are looking for a BUNCH of new
>>>> teachers in virtually every grade level and subject. Makes
>>>> you wonder...sure looks like more proof of the lack of
>>>> curriculum consistency and job security in the charter
>>> say that most charter school principals don't stay more than 2
>>> years (on average) and that they have double the teacher
>>> turnover of the public urban schools. So job security--no. By
>>> the way, most of the teachers who leave the charters never
>>> quit teaching instead of going to other schools. I think that
>>> is a good sign that they are traumatized by the experience