Bullying is allowed as some local schools as the bullies are members of gangs. The school officials will only punish students who attempt to fight back. They don't want to anger the gangs who might cause more trouble if gang members get punished. So ... all they are doing is allowing bullying and trying to teach the victims to never ever resist it.
One of the main reasons that our students don't do as well as they should is because they are tested on basics (the three R's, for instance) while they are forced to study things like sex education, alternate lifestyles, self esteme, etc. They don't have time to study the basics they are tested on. So to make up the difference, the teachers give them good grades so the parents won't compl