Monday, April 03, 2006
Police brought in as teachers lose control at Berlin school
Police have stepped in at a Berlin school to help control violence that teachers say is out of control. Berlin’s education senator is coming under heavy criticism for refusing to close the secondary school down.
The Rütli school is located in the Berlin suburb of Neukölln, an ethnically diverse, low-rent district where unemployment is high. Teachers say more violence goes on here than learning, while politicians blame the violent behavior on the lack of opportunities for pupils in education and the employment sector. READ ON