Education

Violence Against Teachers

By Michelle R. Davis — June 27, 2007 1 min read

Terry Gross, the host of NPR’s Fresh Air, interviews two veteran Philadelphia public school teachers who were attacked and seriously injured by students in separate incidents. The two teachers talk about the rewards and perils of teaching in inner-city schools and discuss ways that school violence can be curbed. The two teachers are articulate in stating their love for teaching and students, particularly disadvantaged students, as well as describing the horrible attacks that left them bloody and battered.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Around the Web blog.