Our school system needs help

There are always two sides to the story. But adults who work with children have to always remember what they may feel like doing at a particular moment, may not be the right decision.

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Student slapped, teacher resigns
[Local Newspaper link]

I’m not saying that the child was uncontrollable or the teacher wasn’t overboard. You really have to analyze this closer. Even if the teacher was a great teacher or a bad one…the deed is done. They just gave up their career over something silly.

I’d like to challenge the immense pressure teachers and students are being put into. I can relate, teachers in my son’s school may also get upset if he took his shoe off his foot during class.

Are we faced with a bad teacher? A bad student? Or a bad system both the teachers and students are at wits end?

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