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Ocala Florida School Bus Bullies Attack of 13-year-old

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Video released of 13-year-old girl brutally beaten on school bus

MARION COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida State Attorney’s Office released video on Thursday of a brutal fistfight on an Ocala school bus that happened on Jan. 6.

The video shows seven students, five girls and two boys, attacking a 13-year-old girl at the back of the bus, while it’s moving.
During the chaos, the bus driver turns around, points and screams something to the crowd of children, but continues to drive. He was also seen using the two-way radio.
The video shows two girls at the front of the bus screaming at the driver “Pull over!”

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The video even comes with this warning:

Warning – Item [RAW VIDEO] School Bus Fight – Ocala, FL might contain content that is not suitable for all ages.

School Bus Beating Surveillance Video Released

RAW VIDEO: Ocala School Bus Fight
Published on Jan 26, 2012
A surveillance camera on a school bus captures a fight

Published on Jan 26, 2012
Prosecutors have released surveillance video of a school bus fight that left a 13-year-old girl injured.

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Bullied at the Bus Stop

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Second-grader beaten at bus stop by classmates

Posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 5:50 pm | Updated: 5:50 pm, Wed Feb 19, 2014.

By Dan Adkins Georgetown News-Graphic

A second-grader was beaten so severely by classmates Wednesday, he was transported to an area hospital for care.

A group of second-graders reportedly ganged up on the boy on their school bus, then followed the boy off the bus and kept beating him, a Scott County sheriff’s deputy said.

Deputy Joshua Bedson said the boy, also a second-grader, was assaulted as the bus approached and entered Spindletop Mobile Home Park off Lisle Road about 2:45 p.m.

The boy, who has not been identified, was taken to Georgetown Community Hospital by Georgetown-Scott County Emergency Medical Services. No report on the boy’s condition was availble at press time.

The driver of the bus, identified as Bus No. 36, allowed the boys to get off the bus with the victim at the intersection of Mulholland Drive and Dale Drive, then allowed them back on, several parents at the scene said.

“They were getting off the bus, beating on him,” said parent Janie Schmidt.

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Here are some other cases of students being Bullied at the Bus Stop

Published on Feb 1, 2012
A woman says her son, a second-grader, was badly beaten up by a sixth-grade boy for nearly five minutes on a school bus. She wants to know why the bus driver didn’t do something to help and why the other boy is not suspended.

Published on Nov 18, 2013
CARROLL COUNTY, Ky. (Angenette Levy) — A trio of 13-year-old girls are charged with assault and complicity for planning an attack on another student on a Carroll County school bus. Emily Penn Foster, 13, was riding home on the bus last Friday when she said one of the girls asked her a question. She asked me if I still liked a guy and I told her yes, Penn Foster said. Moments later, Emily said one girl punched her in the face. Cell phone video of the attack shows a second girl grabbing her hair and punching her in the back for more than 20 seconds.

March 2013: Florida Bus Aide Bullies 5 Year Old Special Needs Student

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Published on Apr 3, 2013
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Florida School Bus Aide Arrested for Allegedly Bullying 5-Year-Old Boy

March 30, 2013

A school bus aide in Port Saint Lucie, Fla. was arrested and charged with stalking after surveillance footage showed her allegedly bullying a 5-year-old boy.

Newly released surveillance videos show Daneta McPherson, 37, yelling at the boy and threatening to take him home with her.

In the video, McPherson is seen towering over the child, reducing him to tears as she berates him on the bus.

On at least one occasion, McPherson grabbed the boy and caused him to hit his head on the side of the bus, according to the police report.

A school employee first reported the alleged abuse to police and provided them with videos in December. After a four month long investigation, McPherson was arrested on Thursday.

“He’s an innocent victim,” Port Saint Lucie assistant police chief Richard Del Toro said. “It’s a violation of public trust, as far as I’m concerned.”

McPherson was released from jail on $20,000 bond. Calls to McPherson were not immediately returned Saturday.

The director of communication for the St. Lucie County Schools told “Good Morning America” that McPherson was still with the school district, but in a role away from students.

Her status with the school is pending the legal process, the spokeswoman said.

The boy’s family declined to comment.

Karen Klein: Bus Monitor Bullied By Students On School Bus Speaks Out On ‘Today Show’ June 21, 2012

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Published on Jun 21, 2012
Karen Huff Klein, a school bus attendant in Greece, N.Y. was caught on video enduring a brazenly profane storm of insults from a group of middle school students. An investigation as since ensued, as well as a fund-raising effort to give Klein the vacation of a lifetime.

Bullied NY Bus Monitor Teaches Kindness Year Later

By CAROLYN THOMPSON 06/23/13

GREECE, N.Y. — No new carpet or furniture for the home she’s lived in for 46 years. No fancy car in the driveway.

After being gifted a life-changing sum following a school bus bullying episode seen around the world a year ago, former bus monitor Karen Klein says she really hasn’t changed all that much.

Sure, the “Today” show mug she drinks coffee from reminds her of the widespread media attention her story brought, and the occasional stranger wants to snap her picture.

She’s also retired, something the 69-year-old widow couldn’t afford before.

But Klein, who drove a school bus for 20 years before spending three years as a monitor, remains as unassuming as she was before learning firsthand how the kindness of strangers can trump the cruelty of four adolescent boys.

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