A mother describes her torment over the bullying of her child
Leading education lawyers and charities are calling for a change in the law to protect vulnerable young people from extreme bullying in England and Wales.
Head teachers are not being held accountable for violent and abusive pupils and anti-bullying guidelines should be strengthened, they claim.
The Children's Legal Centre said more parents had been seeking legal advice.
But the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) said "hyper-accountability" already existed.
England Schools Minister Vernon Coaker said the government's measures were working, but recognised procedures for parents needed to be strengthened. He said a bill to address this was already in parliament.
Sitting by and watching your kids being persecuted for no reason - it's heartbreaking
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