Suspend the Cyperbullies

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Cyberbullying is the use of digital communications to torment others. It normally involves offensive comments or pictures that hurt others feelings. Bullying is becoming more seen in today’s society. School administrators need to find ways to prevent cyberbullying from happening. Individuals are being affected by the bullying and it is becoming very dangerous. Others believe it is the new way students communicate. They also think it is a problem because anyone can steal someone’s identity and say they are someone they are not. Schools need to prevent cyberbullying by suspending students because it is affecting innocent student’s learning ability. Schools should educate student that there are different ways to decrease cyberbullying. It normally happens off school premises and it eventually leads to the classroom. School administrators should suspend students if the cyberbullying becomes detraction to the classroom. The school policy should be reviewed if the bullying starts taking place at school and consequences must be in forced. Administrators can frighten the students by telling them that could even get law enforcement involved if this activity gets out of hand. An assistant principal at Central Valley stated, “I have the duty to protect students and I have the duty to make students comfortable while on campus and to make the campus inviting” (Modesto Bee par.11). “Without the threat of suspension or some sort of punishment at school, there is nothing to stop students from bullying others online,” said Nikko Womack, a sophomore at Central Valley High School (Modesto Bee par. 5) .Pupils need to be aware that everyone should be treated a mutual respect for each other and that cyberbullying should not be tolerated. Students mu... ... middle of paper ... ..., Student Rights. Web. 02 May 2014. . Poland, Scott. "Cyberbullying Continues To Challenge Educators." District Administration 46.5 (2010): 55. MasterFILE Premier. Web. 2 May 2014. "Should Cyber Bullies Be Suspended from School?" Teen Ink. Web. 02 May 2014. . "Should Public Schools Regulate Cyberbullying? PublicSchoolReview.com." Public School Review. Web. 02 May 2014. . "SPLC." Student Press Law Center. Web. 02 May 2014. . Strom, Paris S. and Robert D. Strom. "When Teens Turn Cyberbullies." Education Digest 71.4 (2005): 35. MasterFILE Premier. Web. 2 May 2014.

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