Another video has surfaced showing the latest assault on a Baltimore City schools employee.
The incident happened at the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute in Northwest Baltimore. In this case, other students intervened, and you can see the teacher go to the other side of the classroom.
This month alone, at least three employees at city schools have been assaulted.
The first reported incident was in early to mid-November at Frederick Douglass High School.
The Baltimore Teachers Union President, Marietta English, released the following statement after an incident at Dunbar Middle School:
“It is inexcusable that teachers and paraprofessionals, school administration and staff keep being assaulted by students who are in desperate need of help.
Our school workers need provisions in place to help protect them when things like this happen, which is why the BTU is putting together a School Safety Taskforce that will meet on December 14th to examine Baltimore City Public School’s Code of Conduct in order to improve it.
The Taskforce, that includes community leaders, clergy, parents and legislators, will develop a plan to be implemented by the end of January 2019.
The safety of our teachers, paraprofessionals, school staff and students is of utmost importance. We must act now to ensure that everyone who works in our schools is able to do what it is they were hired to do. Teach.”