| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:10 PM
When children don’t conform to stereotypical gender assumptions, is it ever appropriate to punish them?
This month, 9-year-old Grayson Bruce of North Carolina was told to leave his My Little Pony backpack at home because it was a “trigger...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Only the prom king and queen are safe.
Researchers say that the more popular teens are – except for those at the very apex of the fragile high school hierarchy – the more likely they are to be bullied, perhaps a surprise to people who...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:05 PM
A smart phone app that allows users to post messages anonymously is coming under fire for fostering cyberbullying, leading to at least two juvenile arrests, school phone-use bans and several campus lockdowns.
Scrutiny of the 4-month-old Yik Yak app ...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Victims of bullying were more than twice as likely as other kids to contemplate suicide and about 2.5 times as likely to try to kill themselves, according to a new study that quantifies the emotional effects of being teased, harassed, beaten up or...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 8:13 AM
The NFL released the independent investigation into the Miami Dolphins workplace harassment claims, which were made by offensive lineman Jonathan Martin on Friday morning.
In the 144-page report, which comes with a warning that the language and behavior...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 12:53 PM
If you have any interest in the complex and nuanced dynamics of workplace bullying and harassment, you must sit down with the newly released report about what, exactly, happened in and out of the Miami Dolphins locker room that led Jonathan Martin to walk...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:50 AM
They said she was ugly. Disgusting, even.
They threatened to punch her in her "acne covered face."
They said she was too fat. She needed to eat more. They mocked her armpit hair, her tattoos, her art.
One even wished that she would die. ...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 7:00 PM
At the start of the school year, students from a shuttered West Pullman neighborhood school looked scared as their new classmates at Haley Elementary eyed them suspiciously.
Some of the Haley students even asked the older West Pullman kids about their...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Most young Muslim students feel accepted on California junior high and high school campuses, though a significant number say they face bias from their teachers and bullying from fellow students, according to a new report by a leading Islamic advocacy...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 5:13 AM
No bullies on board!
Five girls and two boys, between the ages of 12 through 15, beat a 13-year-old girl so badly she was left unconscious and had to be taken to a hospital Friday morning while on a school bus in Ocala, according to Sheriff&...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Whether it’s a child getting teased on the playground, or a teenager being the subject of a mean note passed around the classroom, bullying is a problem that parents and teachers have been dealing with for years. But with the growing use of...