According to The National Education Association, 160,000 children wont go to school on any given day for fear of being bullied – a figure that represents nothing less than an epidemic.
Whether a student is overweight, openly gay, perceived as promiscuous, or just plain different, more and more young people are tragically choosing to take their own lives because they cant take it anymore.
Are schools not doing enough? Should parents take a share of the blame? In this ABC News program, correspondent Chris Cuomo talks to families, kids, educators, and lawmakers to find out whats going on.
He listens to the bullied, confronts the instigators of bullying, and takes viewers inside the Alliance School, a no-hate, no-bullying zone in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the only middle school of its kind in the United States.
Viewing time: 29 minutes. Closed-captioned. 2010. Purchase options: DVD, 3-year Streaming, or DVD and 3-year Streaming; please see the Product Options box above when ordering.
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