Commentary and Criticism about the National Education Association
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NEA Stands Up for Disruptive Students. I wonder why they don't show more concern about the good kids ...
I wrote about the NEA's support for shutting down the School to Prison Pipeline last month.
You can read about it in the following article:
The School to Prison Pipeline: Just Punishment for Disruptive Students or Unfair Attack on People of Color?
Well, a recent headline has brought this topic back on to the front page.
It appears that 45 teachers in a Pennsylvania school district have quit in recent weeks because of the violent behavior of students in the classroom.
At least 45 Pennsylvania teachers quit citing violence, 'unprecedented misbehavior'
I will end this post with the conclusion from my original blog post:
"Here is a suggestion: How about we spend less time thinking and worrying about the kids who disrupt the learning process and more time on those students who are actually there to learn."
Crazy idea, I know.
I do encourage you to read my original blog post because the details are enlightening.