In the USA,
a. Some laws have been passed against school bullying, mostly calling on schools to report it.
b. There are a handful of prosecutors now pursuing bullies whose prey commit suicide, including a prominent case at Boston College last week.
c. An unrelated effort, however, broadly called “Restorative Justice,” has led to a lenient approach to all sorts of school misbehavior, including bullying.
China is also grappling with bullying, both the in-person and the online versions, and the online videos of the in-person version.
Continue reading “Bullying and response in China”