Due to budget shortfalls, you have been asked to downsize 10 percent of your staff. What criteria would you use to decide which staff would be laid off? Why?
The unfortunate reality to all whether it's a nonprofit, for-profit corporation, public or private school all weaves around the cost-benefit analysis. Everyone has assets and downsides. But we all know that there are those who are natural-born teachers, where the trade comes easily. Then one can consider the hard-working, staff that are always on time, attend all meetings, completing tasks assigned but are unpopular with other employees or students. The founders like to see results and the teachers who can do work that produce the best results, whether it is student retention at the school, test ...
Issues for keeping and laying off teachers is discussed.