Central Ethical Challenge

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The central ethical challenge, in this case, was how the school and the teacher should address the situation. In my case, Mr. Samuel found out that a Facebook group called “I hate Amy”, Amy was a student of his fourth-period chemistry class. The central ethical challenge, in this case, was many students were involved in the bullying, and the victim was also a young girl named Amy. Therefore, pinpointing the best possible action and the best approach to address the situation in order to solve the problem were very challenging. This would lead me to my first question “What approaches the teacher should take? Most of the panels agreed that the teacher should talk to the students. The circumstance involved many students in the school, so the teacher should formulate a good rapport with his students. That would …show more content…

This policy was controversial and some said it is an extreme punishment because for some parents, especially single moms or single dad would not afford to pay a kind of money if the child misbehaves in school. However, others counter-argued that parents have the responsibility to control and to discipline their kids. The penalty ranged from $100- $600. The most troubling thing about the cyberbullying case is still affecting the emotional and physical well-being of young kids. Cyber bullying is a prevalent problem in our schools. National Center for Education Statistics and Bureau of Justice Statistics) indicates that 7% of students in grades 6–12 experienced cyberbullying. 20% of kids cyberbullied think about suicide and 1 in 10 attempts it. 4500 kids commit suicide each year. Suicide is the No. 3 killer of teens in the US. (Car accidents #1, Homicide #2). My discussion questions allowed me to determine the ethical challenges of my case and see many different opinions on what others understood of my ethical

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