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School Bullying / Prince Case / Sayer Interview / A Discussion (Part II) #962315

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 01, 2010
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Interview continued with South Hadley {Massachusetts} schools superintendent Gus Sayer about the Phoebe Prince bullying case that led to her suicide; inset photos shown. [SAYER†- says the school investigation has been confirmed by the criminal investigation; suggests action would have been taken if incidents had been reported & that there could have been other causes for Phoebe's suicide; defends the actions of the principal.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "The Bully, Bullied, & the Bystander" author Barbara Coloroso & CNN's Lisa Bloom about the bullying case. [COLOROSO - comments on what would have come out about the incident that led to criminal charges; outlines what you have to do to handle bullying in the school.] [BLOOM - says the question is what the school officials should have known; asserts how the bullying kids have to be handled by adults.] Other material: [Son & mother Chris & Leticia MONTELONGO†- talk about the bullying of young Jon Carmichael.]

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