Now there is more evidence of how the pandemic has created difficult conditions in the schools of our country. About one-third of teachers report that during the pandemic they experienced at least one case of verbal harassment or threats of violence by students. According to a survey conducted by a task force of the American Psychological Association, almost 50% expressed a plan or desire to quit or transfer work.
Dr. Linda Reddy is a professor of doctoral program in school psychology at Rutgers University and a member of the APA Task Force.
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