Up to 50 Dallas ISD Schools Could See New Principals Next Year

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Some principals have resigned or retired. On Thursday, trustees will get a list of 10 to 15 others who are being forced out for various reasons.

Miles arrived last year and promised broad, fundamental changes, including removal of principals who don’t measure up.

“Principal effectiveness is key to reform,” Miles said. “We have 223 principals in Dallas ISD, and not all of them have been effective.”

His plan to replace principals has been praised and criticized, while Miles has stood firm, even accusing one district trustee of meddling in the evaluations of three principals.

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