Why Are So Many Students Assaulting Their Teachers?
Description:Thousands of teachers have been victims of violence by their students, data collected by the Connecticut Education Association shows. The CEA collected information from the State Department of Education between 2010 and 2013. According to the report, 1,021 public school certified staff were “involved in physical altercation, fighting or battery” in the 2010-2011 school year. In the 2012-2013 school year, there were 1,299 such incidents.(2:11)