The Answer Sheet: principal fired

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/06/2010

Principal: Not the change I had in mind

A principal writes: "I am still not over the sadness and anger I feel over what happened to my colleague, [principal] Joyce Irvine.... Parents are grateful for her leadership, she knows all of her students, she launched innovative programs, her teachers and her superintendent give her high marks, and even her U.S. senator has praised her work. And she has been fired."

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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