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EDITORIAL: Anti-bullying plan bullies teachers

The ministry should also be educating parents about the problem, and about what to look for if they think their child might be being bullied — or a bully — and where to go for help. Parents themselves are sometimes too dismissive of the problem, especially if it is their child who is the aggressor.

The ministry is in the business of educating. That’s what it should focus on first, not punishment.

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