Finally, a truly effective anti-bullying movement is gaining ground . . . because it hits those responsible for bullying their victims or failing to stop the bulling where it hurts the most—their pocketbooks. The failure of schools to address bullying for so long when administrators have known the terrible consequences to the victims has driven governmental policymakers to create law/policies which allow victims to sue for monetary damages virtually anyone who bullies, fails to stop bullying or who turns a blind eye to the bullying occurring on their watch.
The link beneath the anti-bullying graphic (which contains the address to a great anti-bullying site) takes the reader to an excellent article explaining the economic liability facing bullies and those who had an obligation to abate the bullying occuring on their watch.