Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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THERE ARE NO “war zones” in Barbadian schools.

While noting this was not to deny the existence of violence in schools, president of the Barbados Association of Principals of Public Secondary Schools (BAPPS), Vere Parris, yesterday said serious violence was not a part of everyday life in schools.

Barbados Union of Teachers president Pedro Shepherd, and his counterpart in the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union, Mary Redman, had recently likened the level of violence in some schools to working in a war zone.

At the time at least three videos of vicious fighting at three secondary schools were making the rounds on social media.

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

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