Examining The Growing Problem Of Bullying In Our Schools
Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the suicide of Emilie Olson, the Fairfield Township teen who shot herself last year. A candlelight vigil will be held at the Community Christian Church on Millikin Rd. in Hamilton. Several news reports noted that bullying was a factor in her suicide.
Bullying is a serious problem that affects students across the nation. According to stopbullying.gov, in a large national study, about 49 percent of children in grades 4 - ?12 reported being bullied by other students.
Here to discuss bullying, its harmful effects, warning signs, prevention and intervention are Cincinnati Public Schools Lead School Psychologists Kathy Bower and Audrey Coaston-Shelton.