Teachers have heeded the call from the Barbados Secondary Teachers Union to attend a mass meeting to discuss violence in schools now underway at Solidarity House, St Michael.
The talks come on the heels of last Friday’s fatal stabbing of 16-year-old Temario Holder at the Frederick Smith Secondary School.
Yesterday, Education Minister Santia Bradshaw declared a zero-tolerance policy on school violence and announced that new security measures including hand-held metal detectors and random spot checks will be implemented when the Trents, St James school reopens on Thursday.
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