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(Canada) "Not enough resources" and violence in school

June 29, 2017, CBC News (Canada): Violence against Catholic school teachers frequent, says survey—‘I don’t see enough focus on trying to fix it.’ http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/waterloo-region-catholic-school-violence-against-teachers-oecta-1.4184015 Sixty per cent of Catholic school teachers have experienced violence and harassment perpetrated by students, but the violent acts often go unreported, according to the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association's survey findings. The highlights from the survey of their members also reported that 94 per cent of violent acts are done by students. Christine Stockie, the president of the Waterloo Region chapter of OECTA said she was not surprised about the numbers. "At our local offices, we have conversations with teachers every day about violence in the schools," Stockie told CBC News. She said there was a case where a secondary school teacher suffered a severe head injury after being tackled to the concrete ground by a student. It was not reported to the police. Stockie said teachers often shy away from reporting student violence to police, especially in cases where the student has complex special needs. Stockie said there are not enough resources for teachers and students, which are partly caused by cuts to special education programs, supply of social workers and other support staff. ...