CBS Evening News
Springfield, Mass. April4,2010
Bullying: Do Schools Need a New Approach?
by Bianca Solorzano
Three teenagers will appear in court to face charges of bullying connected tot he death of 15 year old Phoebe Prince. Six other students will be charged in this case. States have tried to get the schools to address bullying by mandating anti-bullying initiatives . Ms. Solorzano asks the question: Have these worked?
CBS News has identified eleven students between the ages of 9 to 13 who have committed suicide because of bullying in the past twelve months.
Solorzano asks you..do we need more support against bullies in our schools? What do you think?