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Safety First: Student Assault Laws & Teachers’ Rights

UniServ Rep Suzanne Haviland addressed East Hartford and Manchester teachers at a recent workshop.

CEA UniServ Representative Suzanne Haviland addressed East Hartford and Manchester teachers at a recent workshop.

Teachers are often most familiar with the support their union provides when it comes to negotiating contracts or filing grievances. The support that CEA staff offers to members extends far beyond those issues, however, as teachers in East Hartford and Manchester found out recently.

Teachers in both districts have seen a sharp rise in problematic behavior among students in recent years. From out and out assaults to a variety of troubling behaviors, some students’ actions and the lack of policies and procedures to address them have been severely impacting classroom learing and the morale of the teaching staff. Read more