In Dallas, the Richardson High assistant principal tells a 20-year secret to help fight bullying

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Last weekend, the ballyhooed documentary Bully opened in Dallas. A few weeks earlier, a less elaborate film on the same topic premiered in every third-period classroom at Richardson High School.

The school video tells a secret kept for 20 years — about a desperately unhappy teen and one night with a pistol. It’s a secret that has inspired some students to reach outside themselves in ways they might have never considered.

While experts say any one event is just a drop in the bucket in the effort to mold a school’s culture, there’s some evidence that this kind of video may be a larger drop.

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Posted April 23, 2012 at 10:55 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]
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