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By Jessi Flowers

Bullying needs to be addressed

Letter to the Editor


To the Editor:

I find it quite disturbing that children in public schools are given detention and suspended for talking out of turn and not staying on task, which disrupts the teacher and therefore the learning process—but children who are caught bullying other children are not held accountable. Does it not also disrupt the learning process when a child is afraid to go to school due to bullies?

I believe that it is not only the child’s fault that they are a bully, but also the parents fault and therefore both should be held accountable.

Every child is born innocent and pure, and it is their environment that dictates who they will become. Stop encouraging your children to be tough and...

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