Editorial: Online bullies get lesson from students, schools

A recent incident in Franklin is a sad reminder that bullying has not disappeared from our schools, but there are positive signs at the same time.

At least seven Franklin students were targets of cyberbullying, and police and school officials are investigating who posted the derogatory comments.

Pictures of the students were put on the social networking site Instagram, which lets users edit and post photos along with captions. A comment referred to one of the student’s physical appearance; another demeaned a student for his accomplishments as an athlete.

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