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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...
  • 'Vile' cyberbullies worse than Iraq insurgents

    'Vile' cyberbullies worse than Iraq insurgents
    A Massachusetts high school principal said cyberbullies who targeted some of his students are worse than the insurgents he fought in Iraq and vowed the anonymous posters would be found and punished. Joshua Romano, principal of Murdock Middle/High School...
  • Black girls matter, too

    A recent report focuses on an overlooked segment of the population: black girls. "Black Girls Matter: Pushed Out, Overpoliced and Underprotected" was released in early February by the African American Policy Forum and Columbia University's Center for...
  • District U46 considers changes to bullying, dating-violence, protest policies

    District U46 considers changes to bullying, dating-violence, protest policies
    The Elgin School District U46 is considering changes in its discipline and behavior code that would affect everything from political demonstrations to cyber-bullying to teen dating violence to keeping athletes from suffering concussions. U46 Staff...
  • Author gives parenting advice to prevent bullying

    "No, never, not here," is the mantra two gatherings of Deerfield and Highland Park parents heard recently. Those words were spoken time after time by author Barbara Coloroso Feb. 18 to more than 40 people at Deerfield High School, coaching parents how...
  • State, local efforts combine to prevent school violence

    State, local efforts combine to prevent school violence
    As local school districts and public-safety officials move onward with initiatives to prevent violence from reaching classrooms, state lawmakers have announced plans to work with mental health professionals to help children with mental illness in the...
  • Commentary: Monitoring kids' online behavior could save their lives

    Just last year, a 12-year-old male cheerleader in Northern California decided he had had enough of the taunts and bullying that had tormented him for years, and he took his own life. As a community, we grieve together in the face of such a loss. The pain...
  • 'The Duff' actors share their take on high school

    'The Duff' actors share their take on high school
    High school is already tough, but after being pegged as “the DUFF,” (that is, the “Designated Ugly Fat Friend”) by her all-star, football-playing neighbor, Wesley Rush, Bianca Piper finds the burden of high school and all it so...
  • Hunger, poverty, substance abuse, suicide impact Indiana kids at high rates

    Hunger, poverty, substance abuse, suicide impact Indiana kids at high rates
    Every Friday, about 250 students across Northwest Indiana receive a little something extra in their backpacks and their bellies. Packages of graham crackers, shelf-stable milk, juice, fruit cups, individual servings of soup and other items are quietly...
  • Lawmakers seek punishments for cyberbullying, including jail

    A high school student who was the victim of repeated bullying on social media looked on from her wheelchair Friday as the Colorado House advanced legislation that would create new criminal penalties for online harassment. The sponsor of the bill,...
  • The Eagles' Darren Sproles featured in "NFL Characters Unite"

    The Eagles' Darren Sproles featured in "NFL Characters Unite"
    A member of the Philadelphia Eagles who stutters tells a Philadelphia teenager that even though she has a stutter that shouldn’t prevent her from following her dreams on the 4th Annual NFL Characters Unite, a documentary airing at 7 p.m. Friday on...