Should bullies be treated as criminals?
Opinions are divided on whether to charge school bullies with crimes—but experts agree more training for administrators is needed
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Tragic "bullycides" have galvanized educators into a zero-tolerance stance on bullying, and a recent analysis by the U.S. Department of Education shows that state lawmakers nationwide are increasingly willing to criminalize bullying behavior, even as experts wonder whether doing so will have the intended effect: to curb the behavior and improve the learning atmosphere. Read more with registration.