(MRCTV) This past Tuesday, the Alabama Senate Education Policy Committee passed Senate Bill 274, which would require public school teachers to take classes to learn how to avoid romantic and sexual contact with their students.
The Educator-Student Interaction Training Act requires Alabama teachers undergo mandatory annual sessions on avoiding sexual or romantic contact, social media interactions, and general interactions outside the classroom with students. The classes would also teach teachers to avoid the use of corporal punishment and physical restraints in classrooms.
One state senator, Dick Brewbaker (R-Montgomery), abstained from the vote, claiming the bill was "absurd."
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