Beyond Sticks and Stones, Today’s Classroom Bully

As kids head back to school, KRLD is taking an in-depth look at bullies.

As kids all over north Texas head back to school this week, we’re taking an in-depth look at the problem of bullying.
KRLD’s Scott Braddock has part-one of our special report:

Bullying in 2010 can make everything from a child’s classroom to their computer seem like enemy territory.  But what kind of kid gains satisfaction from terrorizing another?
KRLD’s Bonnie Petrie has part-two of our special report:

Click here for more information including video and links from Bonnie’s report.

Is there a difference between being teased and being bullied?
KRLD’s Phyllis Smith has the story of one North Texas student in part three of our special report:

Some children choose to end their torment at the hands of bullies by ending their lives.  It’s become so common there is now a word to describe it.  Bullycide.  Over the last year, bullying was cited as contributing to the suicides of three North Texas boys.  One of them was 9-year-old Montana Lance, who died in January at Stewert Creek Elementary in The Colony.

KRLD’s Bonnie Petrie sat down with Montana’s parents, Debbie and Jason Lance, to talk about their child’s too-short life and lonely death in part-four of our special report:

Get more info at:
Greater Good:  The Science of a Meaningful Life

  • Robert Swanner

    I’m 50 years old. Back when i went to school the coaches gave us 3 licks with a paddle when we disturb class, etc. It’s past time to bring it back….

  • Tom Albright

    A futute use of will solve this and virtually all educational problems.

    It is also described on The World Future Society website

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