| Oct 20, 2010
| 4:20 AM
LGBTQ Spirit Day is a day to remember all those young people who took their lives because of their sexual orientation. They were bullied at school, in their communities or at home because of their sexual orientation and in honor of them people across...
| Jul 3, 2015
| 12:35 PM
A suburban New York prosecutor says compliance with a state law requiring schools to report incidents of bullying, harassment or intimidation is a "disaster."
Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas found 58 percent of all schools...
| Jun 29, 2015
| 2:19 PM
An upstate New York school district will pay $4.48 million and pass curriculum and training reforms to settle a lawsuit filed by five current and former Jewish students who claimed they were victims of anti-Semitism in the schools.
The suit accused...
| Jun 24, 2015
| 3:05 PM
Transgender students are often harassed in public schools across New York, and education officials have failed to carry out a legislative mandate to protect them, the New York Civil Liberties Union said Wednesday.
In a report, the NYCLU said...
| Jun 16, 2015
| 5:26 PM
WEST HARTFORD — The board of education is facing a second lawsuit charging that a young boy was raped in a locker room by a classmate.
The latest lawsuit, filed Monday, accuses faculty at King Philip Middle School of failing to properly supervise a...
| May 27, 2015
| 2:00 PM
It was standing-room only Tuesday night at the Bangor Area School Board meeting, where students wore rainbow-colored ribbons and tie-dyed shirts and implored board members to support the district's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community....
| Apr 25, 2015
The eighth-grader fidgeted nervously during an impromptu meeting with the principal of Haven Middle School in Evanston just before the start of first semester.
While classmates and teachers had long known the student as a girl, the 13-year-old...
| May 19, 2015
| 2:00 PM
An outside investigator has concluded Hinsdale High School District 86 Board member Claudia Manley did not harass or bully student Marissa Dupont outside Hinsdale South High School on March 12 or 13.
The school board voted 4-2 Monday to affirm the...
| May 20, 2015
Surviving name-calling for being autistic, molestation, depression, death threats and even attempted suicide is just a glimpse of what students who are objects of bullying have to endure on a daily basis.
As part of a national campaign to stem bullying,...
| May 11, 2015
| 7:26 PM
Bangor Area schools chief Frank DeFelice has defended the suspension of 10 high school students who used Twitter to criticize two students who wore Chick-fil-A shirts during a Gay-Straight Alliance event.
The students were suspended for bullying and for...
| May 5, 2015
| 10:12 AM
Hinsdale High School District 86 Board member Claudia Manley and her husband released a statement Tuesday giving her side of an encounter March 12 outside Hinsdale South High School.
The Manleys said they decided to release the statement in lieu of...