Twelve-year-old Blake Kitchen (left) was severely beaten during breakfast at Liberty Middle School by the same child who had allegedly been bullying his older brother, Preston Kitchen, 14. Their mother, Destiny Kitchen, had complained to the school last month about the bully. Blake suffered a fractured jaw, skull and damaged inner ear. He returned home after five days in the hospital.
Twelve-year-old Blake Kitchen (left) was severely beaten during breakfast at Liberty Middle School by the same child who had allegedly been bullying his older brother, Preston Kitchen, 14. Their mother, Destiny Kitchen, had complained to the school last month about the bully. Blake suffered a fractured jaw, skull and damaged inner ear. He returned home after five days in the hospital. JILL TOYOSHIBA The Kansas City Star
Twelve-year-old Blake Kitchen (left) was severely beaten during breakfast at Liberty Middle School by the same child who had allegedly been bullying his older brother, Preston Kitchen, 14. Their mother, Destiny Kitchen, had complained to the school last month about the bully. Blake suffered a fractured jaw, skull and damaged inner ear. He returned home after five days in the hospital. JILL TOYOSHIBA The Kansas City Star

Missouri lawmakers to schools: Stop bullies or lose funding

February 25, 2015 6:34 PM