Oct 18, 2021
Key Points
  • Georgia professors risk being fired or suspended for moving classes online amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • New discipline policy came as Georgia grappled with high COVID-19 case numbers due to the Delta variant.
  • State officials defend in-person class policy by citing lower academic performance for students in online classes.
Schiffman is among a handful of Georgia professors who have sought to move their classes online this semester, going against orders not to do so. Some of those professors have resigned recently or been fired. In August, a professor at Georgia State University’s (GSU) Perimeter College was fired for refusing to teach her classes without ...
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