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Will tougher anti-bullying laws make a difference?


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lolasun December 22, 2011

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CHILDREN HAVE ISSUES BUT WHEN THE PRINCIPAL AND THE A.P. ARE D THE ONES DOING BULLING HOW DO YOU HANDLE THAT ?


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ldehaan1 October 28, 2011

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At this level no. But I feel that kids need to be taught you do not lay hands on any other living thing. It needs to start at a younger age than school age, and unfortunately in our world it doesn't.


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delgalu October 21, 2011

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No, people put their own twist on what bullying is and what it is not. My son has been called skeletor, skinny pushed around.The principal said name calling is not bulling maybe arassment.
my son fought back got in trouble but they stopped.


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jkca56 October 18, 2011

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I believe that bullying should be a shared responsibility between schools and parents since a child time is divided between school and home . The best answer i can give though is to avoid the and report always to school staff.


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buffy65 October 4, 2011

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NO, I believe this law is unconstitutional because it controls free speech. I believe Parents need to teach their children not the schools. Westwood schools should concentrate on the fundamentals and stop taking the parents role.


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IrishCharm September 29, 2011

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Freakette--you have a valid argument. The problem is that bullying isn't always one-on-one. More often than not, it is a mass effort. Your suggestion is unrealistic--to have one kid fight off 20 for the sake of self-sufficiency.


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IrishCharm September 29, 2011

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Absolutely. I agree with most of the people who say that it needs to be consistent, and that the staff needs to be held accountable. Kids need to learn resiliency also, but not at the 2nd or 3rd grade level.


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Carrie September 28, 2011

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Yes-as long as they are enforced thru out the school district. Need to make staff accountable also if they fail to take action on a complaint.


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Freakette June 9, 2011

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NO. I think kids should be taught to fight back, not constantly seek help for everything. Adults are out of their mind, putting so many different people in one tiny space and thinking everyone will get along.


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SocialShield May 6, 2011

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While they may make a difference, parents can best monitor cyberbullying-specific instances by having a solid understanding of what their kids are doing online on social networking sites like Facebook.




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