Proposal in Scotland would mandate rotation of headteachers

04/25/2013 | Scotsman (Edinburgh), The

Officials in Edinburgh, Scotland, are considering a plan to cap the amount of time that headteachers spend at one school to between five and seven years. Supporters say the proposed "rotation" would improve students' access to top educators and aid professional development. However, critics, including some union leaders, say the plan could lessen parent involvement and take top headteachers away from schools that need them the most.

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