Students and workers held street protests, some of them violent, across France on Thursday while train drivers, teachers and others went on strike to reject a government reform relaxing the 35-hour workweek and other labor rules.
There is a bill, not in the New Jersey legislature, but in Mississippi’s legislature, that would require their teachers to grade the students’ parents on their involvement in the students’ education. It sounds pretty far-fetched, but at the same time, it sounds like something that would be proposed in New Jersey.
Faced with another massive sick-out by teachers, the Detroit school district filed a lawsuit Wednesday to try to stop absences that have kept thousands of students at home and left parents scrambling for child care and other quick remedies.
According to data compiled by Stop Educator Sexual Abuse Misconduct & Exploitation (S.E.S.A.M.E.), a total of 33 New Jersey teachers have been arrested on sexual misconduct charges over the past two years.