Bullying of teachers more damaging in online era
The most recent school safety report from the National Center for Education Statistics, the data branch of the U.S. Department of Education, found that 5 percent of public schools reported students verbally abused teachers on a daily or weekly basis. Also, 8 percent of secondary school teachers reported being threatened with injury by a student, as did 7 percent of elementary teachers.
"Is what we saw in this video occurring with many children every day with adults? No," said Ken Trump, president of the National School Safety and Security Services, a Cleveland-based consulting firm. "One incident is one too many, but we certainly have a problem where the authority of educators and school support personnel has been undermined."
Every teacher and former teacher can attest to this
by Grace Marguerite Williams 2 years ago
Several young Americans were questioned about World War II. Many of those questioned didn't know what World War Ii was. Also, they didn't know how the Allied & Axis powers were. It is further astounding that they didn't know WHO won World War II. Now in another vein,...
by starme77 8 years ago
I seen this and it has caused alot of controversy, my daughter, having been the victim of the same kinds of cruel treatment from her peers these past few months causes me to believe these kids should be prosecuted and the adults held liable also - take a peak and tell me what ya'll think .......
by Eric Dierker 5 years ago
What a horrible tragedy. How sad.http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/10/15/gi … olice-say/Apparently this is pretty straight forward as to cause and effect of the two girl's actions.My sadness reaches to all three girls. But my anger is peaked at the damn parents who are so out of touch and...
by Baileybear 7 years ago
http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/youtu … 1bx3m.htmlApparently both boys got suspended. I can totally see how the bigger boy snapped. Sure, he went overboard, but I doubt anyone will attempt to bully him again
by Shawn McIntyre 5 years ago
Teachers often complain about low pay; the claim to be overworked and under-compensated. The say that they deserve to be paid more, since they are responsible for teaching the next generation. Yet, when the subject of the ever falling standards and performance of students comes up, they rarely have...
by G. Diane Nelson Trotter 10 months ago
Is poor parenting the reason children don't value education?Are the growing number of absentee parents and uneducated parents the reasons most children in urban schools do not value education?
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