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Warning on Bullying Game

By Rhea R. Borja — March 28, 2006 1 min read

The Miami-Dade County, Fla., school board unanimously passed a resolution March 15 against a computer video game, Bully, that takes place in schools. The resolution discourages local retailers from selling the soon-to-be-released game to minors, and asks the district to inform parents about Bully, in which “a teen can bludgeon his classmates and teachers with bats, fists, and slingshots,” according to the school district.

A version of this article appeared in the March 29, 2006 edition of Education Week