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Discipline vs. Chaos in the Classroom

Disruptive discipline problems in public school classrooms are increasing across the country.

In St. Louis last week, a high school teacher and a 16-year-old girl created chaos in the classroom. The video showed the student standing up, cursing the teacher, and ready to leave the classroom. Apparently, the incident pushed the teacher over the edge, prompting him to be very abusive to the teenager.

There is no doubt that kids today are acting differently than they did a generation ago. We can easily articulate a number of factors as to why—but none will solve the problem.

In Los Angeles the school board recently passed a resolution amounting to giving students … >>>