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Shaker probes ‘beauty bracket’ Twitter page

Officials fear harm to girls’ esteem

School buses leave Shaker High School at dismissal time on Tuesday. A possible case of cyber bullying is being investigated by the school.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
School buses leave Shaker High School at dismissal time on Tuesday. A possible case of cyber bullying is being investigated by the school.
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March Madness took on new meaning at Shaker High School Friday when school officials were notified of a Twitter page with the assumed intent of creating a “competition” for the best-looking female students. The concept allegedly mirrored the bracket system used for the NCAA basketball championship tournament. The incident attracted national attention when it was featured on Good Morning America Sunday, but the story’s not the firestorm the media has made it out to be, ...


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