PART 1: (1 PAGE DOCUMENT—–table or chart) As a superintendent, or his/her designee,

PART 1: (1 PAGE DOCUMENT—–table or chart) As a superintendent, or his/her designee, your board of education (BOE) has directed you to investigate absenteeism among your teaching staff. Collectively you and the BOE are concerned that the district is spending too much on substitute teacher salaries and that the district’s students are facing too many substitute teachers throughout the school year.

As a result, you are to investigate and make policy comparisons with other districts (represented by classmates)the following using your district’s policy manual and the policy manual information from those in your peer group. You will be investigating and comparing the following:

Annual sick leave days allowed
Cumulative sick leave days allowed
Buy-back provisions for unused sick leave
Personal leave days allowed annually
Cumulative personal leave days allowed
Sick-leave pool or bank (details if one exists. If you don’t have a bank please indicate on your data sheet as N/A)

COMPILE THE DISTRICT DATA INTO A TABLE TO BE USED FOR COMPARISON. PLEASE USE ATTACHED DATA TO BUILD THE TABLE. CREATE A 1 PAGE TABLE FOR THIS PORTION OF THE PROJECT. Please see attached sample table for guidance.

PART 2: (2 PAGE DOCUMENT)
“Make up” 5 parent responses and interviews, as well as those of two principals. Please see attached interview questionaires. You are to interview at least five parents and two principals in your school district using the provided prompts. After interviewing and collecting responses, you will write a brief summary (one page or less) of your findings. You will dedicate one page for the parent interviews and one page for the principal interviews. I need the interview and response sheet for each “person” that you interviewed. You may hand write interview sheets and scan them to me if you would like.

Please contact me with any questions or concerns.