| Oct 28, 2014
| 7:11 AM
Two African middle school students say they were bullied, beaten and called "Ebola" at the school they attend in New York Cit, according to NBC New York.
The boys, 11 and 13, were born in American and raised in Senegal, and for that their peers began...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 3:07 PM
A Broward County school that serves troubled students now faces trouble involving its adults, including a lawsuit, multiple bullying and harassment complaints, and an administrative shakeup.
The turmoil at Cypress Run Education Center in Pompano Beach...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Results of a survey commissioned by district officials last year showed 21% of Glendale seventh graders, 25% of freshmen and 28% of juniors last year had experienced chronic sadness or hopelessness within 30 days of taking it.
Also, about 15% of...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 12:07 PM
A lawsuit filed by the family of a public school student who committed suicide in May alleges Chicago school officials failed to follow procedures to address bullying.
A complaint filed in Cook County Circuit Court on Thursday by the mother of...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 10:59 AM
New Jersey prosecutors are investigating allegations of widespread bullying and harassment within a local high school's football teams, prompting the school district to cancel the remainder of the season, officials said on Tuesday.
The reported incidents...
| Oct 6, 2014
When Drew Romanovitz, chairman of the Sheriff's Foundation of Broward County, was asked about how big a problem bullying was in the Broward County Public School System, he had a two-word reply: "big time."
To combat a seemingly ongoing issue, there is an...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 7:40 AM
While educators teach math, reading and social studies during the school year, anti-bullying policies and lessons have also catapulted to the top of curricula in every school in Florida.
In 2008, Florida passed the "Jeffrey Johnston Stand Up for All...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:07 PM
A lawsuit filed by a former St. Charles East High School student who alleged District 303 officials did nothing to stop fellow drill team members from repeatedly bullying her was dismissed by a judge last week.
On Thursday, Kane County Circuit Court...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 10:56 AM
A judge is set to consider next week whether to dismiss a case brought against the Glendale Unified School District by the family of a Crescenta Valley High School student who killed himself on campus in 2012.
While attorneys for the family of Drew...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
DiJohn Thomas grew up bouncing between foster placements in Baltimore, never knowing how his peers, the next foster parents or staff at his next group home would respond to his being gay.
Sometimes the adults responded negatively, he said, and his peers...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 8:34 AM
His eccentricity, boundary-pushing bravado and brilliant knack for flamboyance could have all made it so on their own, but it was perhaps Robin Williams' way of taking up queer characters with just the right balance of warmth and pitch-perfect irreverence...