Tuesday, May 29, 2012

“Back Off, Bully!”

New Haven Independent (New Haven, CT) May 28, 2012

"The next time a school-bus bully harasses a student on the way home, the victim has a new way to fight back—a cell phone.
That’s thanks to a group of enterprising high school students who came up with an award-winning app named BOB.
BOB, which stands for 'Back Off Bully,' is the brainchild of the 15 students in Adam Scott’s research, design and development class at Metropolitan Business Academy, a magnet high school on Water Street.
With the touch of a finger on a cell phone, kids can now anonymously report a bullying incident to school administration. Go to BackOffBullyApp.com to check out the web application, which works on any cell phone, tablet or computer with access to the internet." Read More

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