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PUYALLUP: Principal gets payback for excellence

Letter by Brian W. Hogan, Kent on May 6, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 4 Comments »
May 6, 2011 2:21 pm

Re: “Rogers principal will return, resign at year’s end” (TNT, 5-6).

Often our best teachers get lured into administrative positions, primarily due to the tremendous pay differential. To criticize and censure a principal for being willing to keep in touch with the classroom and students is unbelievable. To teach a 0 hour class in a difficult subject should be applauded.

There seems to be no evidence that the principal wasn’t fulfilling his administrative duties; not too many 0 hour meetings take place, I would assume. Keeping in contact with the teachers and their perspectives and the students and their enthusiasm and trials has to make him an outstanding example of what a principal can be.

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