Schools should be a safe space where children go to learn. That safe environment ceases to exist when bullying happens. Bullying can cause physical and emotional injuries with life-long consequences. There are many types of bullying.
- Verbal abuse
- Hitting, kicking, pushing or punching
- Destroying or damaging property
- Homophobic or racist remarks
- Intimidation and fear
New York has anti-bullying laws that includes activities on school property as well as off-school property. School districts must establish and implement policies to prevent bullying School districts must train teachers and staff. School districts must address complaints about bullying. If school officials fail to take these actions and a physical injury or emotional harm is caused, the perpetrators and school district should be held accountable.
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