Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Thursday, 18 September 2014
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports
Oklahoma Senate Education Panel Explores Student Discipline
10/11/2013
 

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - School teachers and administrators say they're struggling to maintain discipline in the classroom and are asking the Legislature for help with ideas to deal with unruly students.

 

Several administrators testified Thursday before the Senate Education Committee. Shawnee Republican Senator Ron Sharp, a retired educator who taught for more than 30 years, says he requested the interim study after hearing from constituents and educators.

 

Sharp says a lack of student discipline is "one of the most serious problems" facing the state.

 

Dale Superintendent Charlie Dickinson says motivated, passionate teachers are the best way to combat poor student discipline, but he says many teachers already feel overworked and undervalued.

 

Sharp says he's considering a bill to make it a felony for a student to assault a teacher.

 

© AP
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Cimarron Man Injured In Vehicle Pursuit
Friday's Scores
Redskins Win Turnover Tussle in Guymon
Ogallala Aquifer To Be Discussed At Kansas State Fair
Kismet Fire Station To Be Discussed At Special Meeting
Oklahoma Says $1.5 Million Available in Drought Grants
Redskins Handle Great Bend in WAC Opener
Turpin's Kyler Musgrave Wins Billy's 10 Best Scholarship  
Friday's Games
Jacob McCarter is Mead Lumber Athlete of the Week  
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Oklahoma Releases A-F Report Cards For Schools
Liberal Faces Two Ranked Teams in Home Quad
Red Demons Take Down Redskins in Overtime
Bob Dole To Visit Liberal, Surrounding Area
Feds Allow Kansas To Withold Test Results
Corn Harvest, Wheat Planting Underway
Kismet Fire Station To Be Discussed At Special Meeting
Cimarron Man Injured In Vehicle Pursuit
Skins Rank Second in 5A Soccer
Candidate Sherow To Be in Liberal
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Emergency Alert Hanbook

©2014 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group