Student Protests Of Teacher Layoffs And Limited Rights Yield Harsh Punishments
More protests against school budget cuts and limitations on teachers’ rights are taking place across the country — except at these rallies, attendants have backpacks and braces.
High school students nationwide are standing up for their teachers by protesting or walking out of class. And some schools are threatening hardcore punishments.
After teachers in Katy, Texas were pulled out of class last week to be told they’d been laid off, students decided to protest. They took to the streets with signs that read “Save our Teachers” and “Honk for Teachers,” KUOH reports.