Firing Teachers: Unfair Treatment or Justice?
Jill Hare | Teaching, Editor
In today’s age of technology, it’s hard to keep anything private. Technology is a great classroom tool, but this year, many teachers have found that it can also be used against them. Whether it’s a comment in class, a video from a cell phone, or a social networking picture, everything seems to go viral. While most teachers err on the side of caution, some aren’t sure where the line is when they cross it. What might be perfectly acceptable behavior in one school district may be grounds for firing in another.
Several recent news stories have students, parents and even teachers in an uproar.