Most Shared

LOCAL 12 - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Nebraska principal sorry for bullying flyer

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- A Nebraska school principal has apologized for sending students home with a flier that advises those who are bullied to not tattle on their tormentors (click to see full resolution of flyer).

The Lincoln Journal Star says some parents of fifth-graders at Zeman Elementary complained and posted angry comments on Facebook.

Zeman principal Donna Williams apologized directly to the families on Wednesday, and the district posted the apology on its Facebook page. (See below)

Post by Lincoln Public Schools.


Among other things, the flier says telling on the bully makes the bully want to retaliate. And the flier asks, "Would we keep our friends if we tattled on them?"

District student services director Russ Uhing says the LPS philosophy is: Ask the bully to stop. Walk away. If the bullying continues, tell a parent or teacher.

-----

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Information from: Lincoln Journal Star, http://www.journalstar.com

Follow us on Twitter @Local12 and LIKE us on Facebook for more updates

 

 

Talkers

Advertise with us!
Advertise with us!