"But the danger of not talking about bullies or the victims of bullying is extreme, especially with the increasing use of violence to settle school-aged grudges. The fury once expressed by words and fists has manifested itself with a 15-year-old girl fatally stabbed on a Cleveland street, an alienated loner striding into school with weapons drawn, and an honor-roll student who left a seven-page suicide note saying he was killing himself because classmates who called him names like gay or faggot were unrelenting."Though some may be tempted to brush off bullying as a "rite of passage", an increasing number of educators are speaking out - saying that the type and frequency of bullying is getting worse. Parents need to make sure their kids know it's ok to tell someone if they're being bullying and that it's not ok to pick on other kids for any reason.
Students with learning disabilities are often picked on; attending a school where everyone has some form of learning disorder or another can help. Learn more at LearningDisabilitiesInfo.com.
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