It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
In general, western society in particular is going down the chute right now, the whole world is overdue for a wake up call in my opinion.
You can't blame the kids for not sticking up for her. You don't know what kids were on that bus.
In my school days we'd 'prune' the weaker ones on the bars running along the length of the bus.
Originally posted by Tykonos
reply to post by InfoKartel
Yes, you are right, you can blame the kids for the act of bullying BUT not for being the ADULT and stopping that bullying. My point is it's the adults or the system of authority that's at fault for allowing it to continue for so long.
Why didn't she know how to handle the situation being given the responsibility of Bus Monitor?
I'm certainly not blaming that poor lady but the question should arise as to why that was allowed to continue?
How can a situation arise like that? Was she given training in how to deal with problem kids on the bus?
edit on 20-6-2012 by Tykonos because: (no reason given)edit on 20-6-2012 by Tykonos because: (no reason given)
reply to post by Stonesplitter
Technology has accelerated so fast in the last 50 odd years that It's hard to keep up with it all