45 teachers from a Pennsylvania school have resigned due to unruly kids.
The unprecedented number of resignations in the Harrisburg School District prompted some teachers with the Harrisburg Education Association (HEA) to ask the school board Monday for more support in dealing with unruly students, (Link: fox43.com)
The HEA claimed that students’ unruly behavior caused at least 45 teachers to resign between July and October, and members of the teachers’ union say that more resignations have taken place since then.
“Teachers and students are being hit, kicked, slapped, scratched, cussed at … and observing other students flip over tables, desks, and chairs. Teachers have had to take the rest of their class into the hallway to protect them during these outbursts,” HEA President Jody Barksdale told the (Link: www.pennlive.com)
First-grade teacher Amanda Sheaffer, who has worked for the school district for four years, claims she has witnessed students’ bad behavior personally.
“I have been hit, I have been kicked, I have been restrained from behind where I’ve been unable to move my arms,” she said, adding, “It really throws off the whole day. I mean, you have an incident happen and you have to do a room clear, get all the students out, and then after that, you have to take the time to do the write-up, and you have to make sure security comes and gets the kids.”
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