New Study: Principals Work 60-Hour Workweek

School principals work an average of 60 hours per week, with many principals in high-poverty schools logging additional hours. A new study by the Federal Regional Education Laboratory (REL) for Northeast and Islands quotes a Michigan elementary principal who says that being a principal is not a job; “it’s a lifestyle.”   How Do Principals … Read More

[PRESS RELEASE] MCH Report: State of Education in K-12 Districts

April 5, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MCH Strategic Data Announces Release of New Research on Principals in K-12 Districts SWEET SPRINGS, MO – April 5, 2016 – MCH Strategic Data, America’s leading compiler of institutional data, has released a new study; the 5th Annual Principals’ Assessment of Public Education, a look into the state of … Read More

Education Apps: Helping or Hurting?

Privacy Pitfalls as Education Apps Spread Haphazardly, an article published in the New York Times March 11, 2015, discusses the proliferation of educational apps that can be downloaded and used by teachers. District Technology directors are scrambling to keep up with “which companies are collecting students’ information – and how they are using it.” Not … Read More

What Principals Are Saying

Each year for the past four years, MCH Data has polled K-12 principals on the issues that most concern them. Principals this year are more optimistic than they have been in the past, in part, because their teachers’ morale has improved. However, there are still many issues of concern. Principals continue to feel challenged by … Read More

Survey: K-12 Principals Reveal the Most Important Issue They Face This Year

MCH Strategic Data has conducted a survey of public school principals each fall in 2011, 2012, and 2013 with varying additional co-sponsors including, the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). The purpose of the survey is to track issues that principals confront and see … Read More