nurse | Washington Square West
“Yes, it’s totally appropriate for the federal government to offer assistance. Nobody should be scared to go to school [because of bullying]. Unfortunately, a lot of school districts are ignoring the issue so the federal government has to step in."
retail manager | South Philadelphia
“No, keep it local. You have more control that way. The locals know the hot spots and where to troubleshoot. It’s a more personal approach. With the federal government, it’s very impersonal. Just a lot of rules and regulations.”
actor | Bella Vista
“No. If there’s a problem, have it dealt with by local or state officials. Bullying is a cry for attention: Bullies need to be dealt with individually. The federal government isn’t capable of that individualized approach.”
personal chef | Bella Vista
“Yes, the problem is so extreme is requires federal intervention. I’m from Boston. I have a lot of friends and loved ones who’ve experienced bullying. It angers me and causes me deep concern.”