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It's Up to Schools to Teach 'Respect and Compassion,' Justice Official Says

~ The Rebel ~ 2012/09/17 16:33:32
The effort to stop bullying doesn't begin at home. "Our common mission to stop bullying must start in our schools," said Thomas Perez, the head of the U.S. Justice Department's Civil Rights Division.

Speaking Friday at a bullying prevention summit in San Francisco, Perez said, "It is in our schools that our children learn to live, play and work together. It is in our schools that fear and intolerance can take root; and it is in our schools that respect and compassion can be nurtured."

Perez’ speech included two references to “violence in the home,” but he said nothing about parents' responsibility to teach their children to behave themselves.

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