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Unformatted text preview: Bervel 1 Who is to Blame for Cyberbullying? By, Anthony Bervel Bervel 2 Cyberbullying has been becoming increasingly more frequent and aggressive with the youth of today and can lead to some devastating results. Society questions if parents, society, or school officials are to blame for the cyberbullying getting out of control the way it has. The effects of cyberbullying has carried over into the school environment even though the majority of it happens off school property. Teachers have noticed a significant decrease of academic performance as well as an increase of absenteeism by those individuals that have been victimized. Some say that the schools should play a more active role in preventing cyberbullying by punishing those doing it. However, since most of the cyberbullying happens off campus the school is unable to do much about it. School officials are very limited in punishing actions that occur off campus or risk possibly violating the student's constituitional rights or the rights of parents to raise their children as they see fit. (Billiteri the student's constituitional rights or the rights of parents to raise their children as they see fit....
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2012 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '11 term at Rio Salado.
- Fall '11