Despite administration’s portrayals to the contrary, all is not well behind the scenes at Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS).
A recent “morale” survey conducted by ACPS reveals tired, broken teachers, complaining of extensive overwork, extreme disciplinary issues, and lack of supervisory support. Several respondents expressed a desire to leave the profession because of negative ACPS experiences.
Violent, unruly students are a large part of the problem for many, but complaints go far beyond that.
Ultimately, ACPS Superintendent Matt Haas bears responsibility for his division’s massive failure in providing a workable environment for employees, but will he be held accountable?
Highlights (lowlights) of the report are excerpted below, with the entire document available here: