Forty-five teachers in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, resigned during the past few months because, they claim, students acted violently towards them.  The unprecedented number of resignations in the Harrisburg School District prompted some teachers with the Harrisburg Education Association (HEA) to ask the school board Monday for more support in dealing with unruly students, WPMT reports. The HEA claimed that students’ unruly behavior caused at least 45 teachers to resign between July and

October, and members of the teachers’ union say that more resignations have taken place since then. “Teachers and students are being hit, kicked, slapped, scratched, cussed at … and observing other students flip over tables, desks, and chairs. Teachers have had to take the rest of their class into the hallway to protect them during these outbursts,” HEA President Jody Barksdale told the Patriot-News. READ MORE