When you were in school, did you always sit with the same group of kids at lunch? I remember sitting with different kids during elementary and middle school lunches, but by the time I reached high school I was in the habit of sitting with the same group every day...
Remember Karen Klein, the upstate New York bus monitor who was viciously harassed by her middle school charges in a video that went viral in June? Her story had a happy ending, as an internet fundraising campaign to send the 68-year-old on a “nice vacation” raised over $700,000 from 32,000 people around the world.
That’s more than enough money for Klein to retire from the yellow school bus grind.
Kevin Curwick is a senior at Osseo High School in Osseo, MN. He’s also the captain of the school’s football team — which makes him an unlikely candidate for cyberbullying.
This coming Friday, May 4th, the Texas branch of the American Federation of Teachers is inviting all Texas schools to be part of a nationwide stand against bullying, by participating in the Stand 4 Change Day.