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Bullying and Schools

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A prosecutor brought charges this week against nine Massachusetts teenagers for adolescent bullying of a 15 year old who later committed suicide. These days, bullying takes place in cyberspace as well as in the schoolyard, allowing little relief for the victim. We discuss tools for kids, parents, and schools to help curb bullying.

Guests:

Rick Phillips, executive director and founder of Community Matters and lead author of "Safe School Ambassadors: Harnessing Student Power to Stop Bullying and Violence"

Diana Tate Vermeire, racial justice project director of the ACLU of Northern California

Holly Priebe-Diaz, intervention expert, school operations with the Office of Human Relations, Diversity and Equity at the L.A. Unified School District

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