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It's a nationwide problem that has gotten nationwide attention bully.
And now due to social media and FaceBook the problem is growing.
So how do you stop it especially if you're a parent Georgetown -- pasty middle school principal Brian Dawson says a big first step is communicating parents need to go directly to the school when you believe your child is being globally.
Memory communicate with the child and a non threatening rain also.
-- communicate with the parents tell me more about what's being told him.
Dawson says its -- up to the school to try and resolve the problem.
But what -- you doing the bullying doesn't stop.
The parent continues to call the school on I felt like the schools non responsive -- official -- whatever we're -- is now working the -- can take it to the next level and they can communicate but my boss.
I'm of -- superintendent.
Dawson says sometimes what has to happen is a change in big game plan.
Sometimes it doesn't mean that we've done something wrong if they -- unheard -- means that whatever style or approach we've taken -- not meet the parents needs and we have to understand that I'm not take it personal.
On Wednesday we told you about this liberty hill mother taking to the streets to protest the bullying -- her twelve year old daughter.
She told fox seven she wasn't getting help from the school despite following the guidelines in the student handbook.
She said she is exhausted all of her options with the school district.
So what do you do if -- like this mother.
We're told you can file legal suit and it's been happening across the state Georgetown -- ST had a lawsuit filed against it in 2009 by a mother claiming her son was bullied while a student there.
But how does it get to that point if there are steps in place to remedy the problem.
Sometimes parents just don't -- her.
And part of that not being heard is.
As any school system they need to know that.
The school district needs to -- that a parent needs to be heard and they also need to know what the follow them I can't just.
Behind closed doors address the challenge and address the problem -- not openly communicate with parents.
School officials say -- -- -- not step by step cheat sheet for parents but the biggest step goes back to communication.
And a lot of it.
As the saying goes if at first you don't succeed.
Try try again.
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