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Disciplinary Problems in 1940

Focus on the Family, March, 1987

Disciplinary Problems in 1940

Schoolteachers were asked in 1940 to describe the top seven disciplinary problems they faced in the classroom. The problems: talking chewing gum making noise running in the halls wearing improper clothing not putting waste paper in the waste paper basket

In the 1980s, educators were asked the same question by college researchers. Here are the top seven disciplinary problems that modern-day teachers must put up with: rape robbery assault burglary arson bombing murder