Creating classroom rosters for Wisconsin schools “an art form”

Andy Hall:

An annual matchmaking ritual is nearly complete in hundreds of elementary schools around Wisconsin.
Next week, elementary students in Madison and most Wisconsin school districts will learn the names of their classroom teachers — a culmination of one of the most important and least-understood processes in education.
Richard Halverson, a UW-Madison education researcher and an expert in school leadership, said his research has found that coming up with those classroom rosters “turns out to be quite an art form.”