Missouri mother says extreme case of bullying nearly killed her son
KCTV — Extreme bullying and sexual assault may happen in schools more often than you think.
Jessica Barker did not expect her son to be a victim. Alex was a student at Mid-Buchanan High School where he played football, wrestled and was a top student with a 4.6 GPA.
Over the course of more than a year, Barker says the bullying, harassment and assault escalated.
“He was cheated out of his freshman and sophomore year,” Jessica Barker said. “In our situation, the administration decided to look the board members decided to look the other way the teachers looked the other way.”