2:51 pm April 21, 2009, by Laura Diamond
An 11-year-old boy committed suicide and his family says it was because of relentless bullying at a DeKalb Elementary School.
Regardless of whether bullying led to Jaheem Herrera’s tragic death, his suicide is making a lot of people talk about bullying in schools.
We’ve blogged about this before – but this time I want to know how teachers handle bullying in their classrooms.
Have principals or districts provided any training or guidelines over how to handle bullies?
We know bullying is commonplace in schools, but it can become excessive. When do you step in and when have you decided not to intervene? How do you make the decision?
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