Indiana bill could avert frivolous lawsuits questioning teachers' decisions

01/30/2009 | Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Special-educator Angela Williams' students increasingly threaten to sue when she attempts to control disruptive students. That sort of issue has prompted some Indiana lawmakers to introduce a bill that would give teachers qualified immunity as long as they act reasonably to keep order in their classrooms.

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