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How Palo Alto Unified will treat nondiscriminatory bullying remains unclear

Original post made on Jun 9, 2021

A new policy adopted Tuesday attempts to treat all bullying complaints through one procedure, removing a two-tiered process.

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Comments (4)

Posted by Kris L
a resident of Midtown
on Jun 9, 2021 at 3:29 pm

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With regards to the superintendent’s contract - does he now only have a one year contract extension instead of the 4 year?
Can someone add clarity? Has the school board finally got some sense?
I hope it’s just 1 year and not the 4 years, he is an undesirable leader.

Posted by Ali Khalid
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jun 10, 2021 at 1:22 pm

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I have taught my sons to never accept being bullied and to fight back if necessary.

Most bullies only pick on the ones who are too afraid (or too small) to take a stand.

The key is to send a message.

Posted by Richard Schweiger
a resident of Downtown North
on Jun 10, 2021 at 1:49 pm

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In the old days parents would sometimes intervene...the old "my dad could kick your dad's a**" was often a deterrent, especially if the potential combatants were familiar with each other's father and temperament.

Being 6'5" and 230 lbs. I once intervened on my younger son's behalf and read the other kid's father the riot act...end of problem.

Instilling fear with the potential for inflicting bodily harm can work wonders.

Posted by Efren Delgado
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jun 10, 2021 at 5:40 pm

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It is the responsibity of EVERY father to teach his children how to defend thenselves against unwarranted aggression.

And if the aggressor gets seriously hurt along the way, who cares?

They asked for it.

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