Thursday, May 12, 2011

IN OUR SCHOOLS: Eileen FitzGerald Criminal charges in teen bullying case could send a message

News-Times (Danbury, CT) May 11, 2011

"Massachusetts high school freshman Phoebe Prince paid a terrible price for the meanness of others when she committed suicide Jan. 14, 2010, after two months of relentless bullying.
The 15-year-old Irish immigrant brought national attention to the serious problem of bullying and her short life will have a lasting impact if it improves the future for others who are targets, too.
Just maybe.
Six students were charged with felonies for harassing Prince, a dramatic statement by the Northampton district attorney to hold them accountable for their poor judgment." Read more

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