Please support the Healthy Workplace Bill in your state. Anyone who reads my site for long enough knows I’m a big proponent of the cold approach.When the educator asked the students why they were being pulled out, they told her they were instructed not to tell.
The Long History of Blaming Teachers First ‘I Was a Bad Teacher’: Five Months In a Corporate School Reform Nightmare Teachers in Kansas May Soon Face Jail Time for Doing Their Job “I was heavily involved in school leadership both as a Davis Education Association Rep and on the school representative counsel, and I heard about or witnessed first-hand the abuse of other teachers, staff, and students by this principal,” he says.
“She specifically targeted individual teachers and the only thing that seemed to offer any protection was membership in our local association.” Wilson says more than 60 percent of the educators were NEA members, and the other 30 percent “suffered dramatically at her hands.” The number of transfers out of the school was higher than 50 percent each year of the eight years that she was principal of the school.
And when the target is an educator, it is a great “injustice” because the bully deprives students of a caring adult who is crucial to their education.
Currently there is no law in any state against workplace bullying, unless it involves harassment based on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age or disability.
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It’s not just administrators bullying teachers, says Carv Wilson, a geography teacher at Legacy Junior High in Layton, Utah.
He’s been an educator for 18 years, and has seen teachers bullying each other to get their way, as well as aggressive parents who fly off the handle and threaten and intimidate their child’s educators.
Her peers warned her that she was being targeted, and she began to believe it.
Finally, she left her job after her health began to deteriorate.
About a third of American workers have been impacted by bullying in the workplace, either as a target or as witness to abusive behavior against a co-worker.