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Bully pulpit

Efforts to curb abuse by students gain new urgency

By Peter Schworm
Globe Staff / November 3, 2005

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As a high school freshman, Tyana Leake was mocked, cursed and sometimes shoved by the older kids for being tall, for being black, and, as far as she could tell, for just being. She tried to stand up to them, but that made it worse, she said. She eventually grew resigned to the slights and slurs and quietly endured them ... (Full article: 1086 words)

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