Though it has created a negative impact on the teachers and school administrators, such impact has somehow helped in substantiating the point being highlighted in the presentation: the concept of duty (i.e. the duty of the teachers and school administrators to maintain the safety of their students). From the presentation, we find: “These teachers definitely had an obligation to help protect all of the students in the school” and “In the situation with Phoebe Prince, it is sad to see that the very people and institution that teach us right from wrong, encourage us to speak up for our safety and the safety of others, failed to protect this taunted teen.” Such statements, though negatively presented, further clarified the thesis statement: Teachers and school administrators have a duty to maintain the safety of their students.
On one hand, another highlight in the presentation was the testimony “I even took an ethics and law class in college specifically for teachers. We were made well aware that it was our duty to report bullying and to deal with it in an appropriate manner.” More affirmative, this statement gives a balance, as it were, to further justify the thesis