What Parents & Schools Should Know: NPR Podcast & Helpful Links
Judge: Pervasive & Repetitive
No Adults Charged
"Some kinds of bullying can start to seem too normal to us"
As reported extensively in the press, Phoebe Prince, a student who moved with her family
from Ireland to western Massachusetts and attended South Hadley High School committed suicide from hanging herself after being bullied by fellow classmates.
Check out NPR podcast below which is a quick round-up of the major issues surrounding this explosive story,
interviewing both Bridget Berman
(click for Amazon), the ninth grader who authored "Dorie Witt's Guide To Bullying" before entering high school, and Emily Brazelon, reporting on bullying in an informative recent multiple-story series for Slate
(see story below podcast for links).
The podcast below is from NPR's "The Take-Away's" week-long series Getting Schooled
with John Hockenberry and Celeste Headlee. Link Here
. Podcast below in red runs 7 minutes: