Bullying: It’s not a rite of passage


By Ryan Carter
Record-Herald
Every day thousands of children across the world wake up afraid to go to school, fearful of how their peers might treat them.

And even though schools have policies in place discouraging bullying and administrators can takes steps to prevent it, the problem never completely goes away.

“Since about the first or second grade and now at the new Miami Trace Elementary, my younger brother has been bullied,” said a Miami Trace graduate who requested anonymity. “It has become a real problem and my mother and I aren’t happy with the response we’ve gotten from the school. We have talked to teachers and counselors and their advice is always the same, ‘Walk away.'” Full story.

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