9:06 am May 29, 2009, by Laura Diamond
Around this time every year, school district leaders play musical chairs with principals and move them around from campus to campus.
Sometimes the switches are done to staff new schools or replace a principal who has retired, been promoted or demoted or left the district for another system.
Most times, however, it seems as if principals are just moved around.
You may see a principal who successfully improved test scores at one school assigned to another campus where students struggle. Or a principal is moved from an elementary to middle school to gain experience with older students.
How disruptive is the principal shuffle?
How much say should teachers, parents and others in the community have in who becomes the school principal?
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