Bus bullies: 68-year-old woman the target

Jun 22, 2012

The relentless taunting of a 68-year-old school bus monitor in the Greece School District spawned an international rally against bullying.

When a ten-minute video went viral on YouTube, more than a quarter-million dollars was raised for Karen Klein. 

7th & 8th grade boys bullied and taunted Klein on a school bus Monday about her appearance, calling her fat and even making threats. 

WBFO and AM-970's Eileen Buckley talked with an associate professor at UB who is affiliated with the school’s Jean M. Alberti Center for the Prevention of Bullying Abuse.  Associate professor of counseling Catherine Cook-Cottone  says the students attacked Klein’s social status.