Many right wing politicians, such as Wisconsin State Rep. Jessie Kremer, who introduced a bill that would allow licensed teachers to bring concealed firearms into private schools, advocate for teachers being armed in order to protect our children. He added, "I will admit that I did at one point egg them on".
April 2: Teacher walkout begins. "This model includes secure and well-monitored facilities, a focus on a school climate that builds relationships with students so that if they hear or see something they'll tell an adult, mental health services and partnerships to help assess potential threats, and two armed school resource officers, one in Lead and one in Deadwood". According to CNN, a district in Erie is giving 500 of its teachers miniature wooden baseball bats to fight off possible assailants. A West Virginia strike ended last month with a pay raise for teachers, and educators in Arizona protested before classes on Wednesday, without skipping work, to seek enhanced education funding.
Teachers for Lawton Public Schools said they have mixed feelings about the district's decision to return to classes after a two-week, statewide teacher walkout. "We need to review so that it strengthens teacher recruitment in private schools".
Fallin drew the ire of teachers and education supporters several times throughout the walkout, mostly for belittling teacher demands for additional education funding by comparing them to 'a teenage kid that wants a better vehicle'. "A procedure will be adopted to restore respect of teachers in the society as well as in the education department". Her death could have been avoided had there been teacher supervision.
The Democrats, however, have proven to be as ruthless an enemy of teachers and public education as the Republicans. And without question, the broader choice between robust education funding and serial tax cuts will be on the ballot in many states this November. Moreover, vacant vacancies of head masters in public schools all over Punjab would be filled within 15 days.
The actions of the union have provoked an outpouring of anger among teachers.
"Despite the survey problems, there's a clear indication that people want additional time to try to exhaust every avenue for additional funding for schools", said Ed Allen, president of the union.
She said teachers in her district feel strongly that they should keep walking. "They don't like the idea at all", he said.
"I am not a member because the OEA wouldn't do anything to protect me". Some have argued that more gun control is needed to stop wannabe shooters, while some have proposed arming teachers. "It's a business, and they've proven it again". Despite this, school officials in the state's largest school district announced Friday night that they would open schools Monday morning. I am not saying that the teachers are doing what they are doing to make themselves look better rather they are probably forced to teach to the test because that is what we are possibly putting too much emphasis on. "I don't want to get in trouble, '" Daly told the court.