4 NJ teens face bias charges on school bus

(AP) - Four teenagers in New Jersey are chargedwith bias intimidation of their school bus driver.The boys attend a private school and are about 15

LAKEWOOD - (AP) - Four teenagers in New Jersey are chargedwith bias intimidation of their school bus driver.

The boys attend a private school and are about 15 years old.Lakewood police did not know which school.

Lt. Paul Daly told the Asbury Park Press the boys stood behindtheir black female driver after she objected to them using racialslurs about the Ku Klux Klan's violence against blacks.

The boys were arrested on the bus Tuesday and released to theirparents.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People localchapter president James Waters told the newspaper he plans tocontact leaders in the Orthodox Jewish community to developtolerance and diversity programs in Lakewood's private schools.

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