Is a Camera a Kid's Only Advocate?
This from Yahoo:
Nobody believed Julio Artuz, a 15 year old New Jersey special education student, when he complained of being bullied by his teacher. So he caught the whole thing on tape.
In footage captured in secret on his cellphone, Artuz is subjected to curses and berating from a man who's supposed to be a mentor.
View more videos at: http://nbcphiladelphia.com.
Artuz's teacher says: "I will kick your [expletive] from here to kingdom come until I'm 80 years old."
"Don't threaten me," responds Artuz.
"What are you going to do? You gonna get a chopper and chop me?" asks his teacher as the rest of the class sits rubbernecking the heated argument.
What Jules did do was show his taped account to his parents and a local advocate of bullied students.
After an NBC news affiliate in Philadelphia got hold of the footage (above), the school immediately took action, placing the teacher on paid administrative leave pending an investigation...