Views expressed in this blog are mine alone and are not intended to represent Williamson County policy nor intended as legal advice.
“You’re ugly.” “You smell.” “You’re stupid.”
Pushed into a locker. Tripped getting to your seat. Books knocked off your desk.
Being isolated. Having no one willing to sit with you. Whispers and rumors and giggles following you.
These are all forms of bullying. They happen every day in our schools. They are NOT acceptable, normal behavior. They hurt everyone involved – the child who’s bullied, the child who bullies, the bystanders, the teachers and the parents. It’s directly related to an increased risk of truancy. Addressing the bullying problem in our schools starts with acknowledging the problem.