Bullying on school transport

November 2013
Education Journal;11/11/2013, Issue 180, p23
The article reports on a debate held within the British House of Commons on November 5, 2013 surrounding a report on the status of anti-bullying policies and the prevention of bullying on school buses. Comments by members Annette Brooke and Elizabeth Truss are noted. Topics mentioned include a survey reporting on bus bullying, questions of jurisdiction between local authorities, and the power of teachers to punishment activities outside school grounds.


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