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Parents increasingly slapping schools with bullying litigation

Apparent rise in lawsuits may force schools to enhance student protection procedures or go broke

Gone are the days when it was just sort of understood that bullies would patrol school playgrounds, bus stops and hallways looking to administer wedgies and swirlies.

A story published yesterday in USA Today notes that bullying litigation is on the rise across the nation as parents fight back against schools that are turning a blind eye to the abuse happening on their property.

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