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Bullying

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  • Help Available For Gay And Lesbian Teens

    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...
  • Suburban school district seeks dismissal of bullying lawsuit

    Suburban school district seeks dismissal of bullying lawsuit
    St. Charles Community Unit School District 303 recently filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a former student who alleges the district did nothing to stop fellow drill team members from repeatedly bullying her. The suit, filed with the Kane...
  • In Mexico, 'a violent country,' focus turns to bullies in schools

    In Mexico, 'a violent country,' focus turns to bullies in schools
    In a nation that has drawn international notoriety for drug cartel carnage, public officials are now focusing on another form of violence that plagues Mexican society: school bullying. In recent weeks, President Enrique Peña Nieto railed against...
  • Two Watertown Students Arrested After Instagram Harassment

    WATERTOWN — Police have charged two high school students after an investigation into an Instagram page that targeted other students with harassing comments. Detective Mark Conway said that there were two victims and most of the comments on the...
  • Anti-bullying program takes aim at retirement living

    Anti-bullying program takes aim at retirement living
    An anti-bullying program developed for elementary school-aged children is being retooled for a whole new audience: seniors in retirement and assisted living facilities. Alyse November — the licensed clinical social worker behind the original...
  • Teens bullying less -- but more are carrying weapons, new study says

    Teens bullying less -- but more are carrying weapons, new study says
    It's hard to imagine a starker good news/bad news scenario than the one spelled out in a new national study on bullying. First, the good: The number of students in 6th through 10th grades who reported being bullied at least twice in a month fell from...
  • Carson's proposed anti-bullying ordinance goes too far

    Carson's proposed anti-bullying ordinance goes too far
    Bullying, amplified by social media, can be a serious problem. But bringing criminal charges against children and teenagers who are mean to their peers isn't the answer, especially when they're literally too young to have learned that one plus one...
  • Hearing set for Ferraro case

    Hearing set for Ferraro case
    Attorneys for Glendale Unified are seeking dismissal of a lawsuit filed by parents of a boy who committed suicide on school grounds, stating in court papers that claims that bullying was a major factor in his death are meritless. Fifteen-year-old Drew...
  • Understanding the bully and the victim [Commentary]

    Understanding the bully and the victim  [Commentary]
    Emily Bazelon, author of a deeply researched book on teenage bullying titled "Sticks and Stones," tells this story on herself. She is riding a subway and a group of teens starts tormenting a vulnerable — poor or perhaps homeless — man. She...
  • Woman allegedly chokes daughter's bully in front of classmates

    A woman was arrested on suspicion of choking an 11-year-old boy in front of his classmates for allegedly bullying her daughter. Delia Garcia-Bratcher, 30, was arrested on suspicion of assaulting the boy Friday at Olivet Elementary School in Santa Rosa,...
  • No sign of bullying by boy allegedly attacked by mom, officials say

    No sign of bullying by boy allegedly attacked by mom, officials say
    Sonoma County sheriff's officials said Monday that they are unable to find any evidence that an 11-year-old boy terrorized the daughter of a woman accused of grabbing him by the throat last week for alleged bullying. Sheriff's officials said in a...