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David and Tina Long wanted answers following their son’s 2009 suicide so they held a townhall meeting to address the bullying suffered by Tyler and his classmates. Though well-attended by parents, students, and community leaders alike, Bully highlights a troubling absence – school officials. It’s a sign that climate change is needed.
You see, bullying is an environmental problem. As director Lee Hirsch puts it:
It’s the whole ecosystem of the schools.