Robots to the Rescue
March 31, 2023
Appears in April 2023: School Administrator.
STATE OF THE SUPERINTENDENCY
Younger superintendents and those leading urban and suburban school systems are more likely than others to believe automation could solve staff shortages in particular functions.
In a survey undertaken by EAB in 2021-22, overall 56 percent of the 141 responding superintendents agreed that robots ought to be considered to address employment needs in technology and custodial functions. Automation is seen as a way to free teachers from routine tasks.