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Ignoring What Teachers Do In The Classrooms Is A Bad Thing: Teachers Can Be Bullies
St. Bonnaventure University
More legal cases are emerging and the public is being educated to prevent more casualties from bullying in schools across the country. As schools are working on developing programs to stop bullying among the students by implementing policies, and having readily available resources, yet at the same time are blindsided by the fact that, more cases are surfacing across the country against teachers for bullying kids in school. This is a bad thing that has been going on, and it is a problem that needs to be addressed and we should not forget that bullying can happen not only as student to student but as teacher to student or vice-versa.
Teachers are supposed to adhere to the New York State's Dignity for All Students Act, which seeks to provide the State's public elementary and secondary school students with a safe and supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment, and bullying on school property, a school bus and/or at a school function. This act was signed into law on September 13 of 2010 and taking effect on July 12 of 2012. The amendments to the law did not take effect until this past year of 2013 of July 1st. (NYSED.gov, 2014, DASA) Even though the State has enacted this law with amendments, the problems will only get worst if there is no consistency across the country.
The problem in any school lies among all the staff in the building, administrators, custodians, bus drivers, teachers and coaches, to name some. The board of education and administration are...