Name Calling, Insults and Teasing

On this blog, from time to time I provide some commentary on news stories involving bullying.  There was the case of students tormenting a 68-year-old bus monitor:

 

And another one in which a 12-year-old girl leaped to her death after more than a year of being cyberbullied:

Rebecca Sedwick

And several others as well.

The Latest Case

This week I learned about some parents who are trying a new approach to addressing the bullying problem.  According to a June 18, 2014 story by NBC Chicago, a fourth-grader is suing another fourth grader for bullying him.

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Contending he has been the victim of bullying which spanned his entire third-grade year, Matthew and Deveri Del Core filed the suit Tuesday on behalf of their son Joaquin, naming a classmate identified only as “C.A.”, along with the boy’s parents, the school district, and Jeffrey Brusso, principal of Robert Frost…

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