11/04/2013 – HR Report

Dr. Tekshia M.Ward-Smith (Chief Human Resources Officer)
66 new contracted employees
296 new non-contracted employees
97 resignations
7 terminations
I have provided the updated vacancy report.  As of last week we had a total of 52 vacancies.  We are down to 46.  We have also provided a comparison of vacancy data between districts.  That is of October 30th.
That concludes the HR report.
Thad Mayfield
Does the ramp up of new teachers affect academic performance?
Dr. Ward-Smith
A number of factors go into student achievement.  I can specifically link student achievement to turnover.