Teachers are noticing a drastic increase in the misbehavior that is occurring in schools, and they are avid in their pursuance to eradicate such behavior. Given the fact that many of Memphis’ children are bussed to school, and many teachers believe that the lack of proper rest could place a certain level of stress on the children and attribute to the misbehavior that teachers are forced to deal with day in and day out. The worst part about the misbehavior problems is how it distracts all of the children, and forces the teachers to stop teaching in order to correct behavior problems, and if the teachers are not teaching, then the students are not learning.
Many teachers find it heartbreaking to keep removing children out of their classroom, due to the fact that their main goal is to teach, and they try their hardest to remain steadfast with their lessons and handle all behavior problems internally without sending children to the office. However, there are instances when the teachers cannot resurrect the problems and they are forced to send the students to the principal’s office and call the parents, yet creating another problem that could be nixed prior to the child coming.
Teachers, students, and administrators are coming together to find solutions to all of the problems that are infiltrating the schools, and could possibly result in more school violence against other children and/or teachers. It is up to those closest to the children of the city of Memphis as well as those within the community to try and help children in as many ways as possible to minimize the behavior problems so that teachers can continue to teach and children can continue to learn.