'Why do I have to be the nice one?'

Coeyman, Marjorie
October 2000
Christian Science Monitor;10/24/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 233, p14
Focuses on the increasing emphasis on equipping children to deal with bullying encountered at school. Publication of the book 'The Brand New Kid,' by Katie Couric; Development of school programs; Importance of being friendly to children that are ostracized; Possibility that students may respond to bullying with violent outbursts.


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