When Students Become Class Bullies, Professors Are Among the Victims

Patrick Bernard, Agence France-Presse, for The Chronicle

Katherine Almquist, an associate professor at Frostburg State U., says she made a big mistake by letting a disruptive student stay in class.
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Katherine Almquist is certain that, every semester, at least one of her students will push the limits of classroom civility and the professor-student relationship. The wild card, however, is just how over-the-top the incident will be.

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