Behavior
May 30, 2024

Behavior a growing issue in Marysville elementaries

 

By Chad Williamson, Marysville J-T

Behavior problems are exploding at elementary schools and the Marysville District is creating a new position in each building to help with the problem.

Starting next school year, the district will hire five registered behavioral technicians to be both reactive and proactive with students who act out in class. Each elementary building will be assigned a technician who can assist teachers during student outbursts as well as helping develop strategies that might help avoid such incidents in the future.

A recent USA Today article quoted a national survey that found more than 70% of 1,000 educators surveyed said student behavior now is worse than it was before the yea…

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