Teachers leaving profession rather than going to jail

By John Curran, The Associated Press
Friday December 07, 2001

FREEHOLD, N.J. — History teacher Barbara Guenther hasn’t missed a day of class in 37 years. Now, she is spending her days in a 9-by-9 jail cell, locked up along with scores of other striking teachers in a bitter lesson in civil disobedience. -more-