A survey given by the National Association of Elementary School Principals revealed that in 2018, principals were much more worried about social and emotional issues than they were ten years ago. Other issues of student well-being included safety, mental health, lack of proper supervision at home, and family poverty.Source:
Denisa R. Superville, Education Week, July 27, 2108Description:
"The once-per-decade survey, which has been conducted since 1928, provides a snapshot of the principalship—from tenure and job satisfaction to salary and professional-development. It also shows trends of how the profession—and how principals view their job and challenges—has changed over time and through various education reforms. Ten years ago, in the 2008 report, for example, students' social-emotional needs did not rank among the top 10 student issues about which the majority of principals expressed "high" or "extreme" concern."Read the full article here!