My mother and two of my sisters are teachers. Make no mistake, the intelligent ones know who are the real trouble makers and which students are the victim. Unfortunately a large portion of teachers are ignorant and the number is growing daily.
As far as bullies go, I finally punched out a flunkie that had been effin with me in 5th grade for a few weeks and was known as a "wiry poor kid" until I finished school. Just have to take a stand and always try to leave a black eye that they have to explain