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Bullying

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  • African students called 'Ebola,' beaten at Bronx school

    African students called 'Ebola,' beaten at Bronx school
    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...
  • Broward teacher alleges school district retaliation

    Broward teacher alleges school district retaliation
    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...
  • With survey results in, Glendale students feel 'hopeless'

    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...
  • Lawsuit alleges bullying led to CPS student suicide

     Lawsuit alleges bullying led to CPS student suicide
    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...
  • New Jersey high school's football season axed amid bullying investigation

    New Jersey high school's football season axed amid bullying investigation
    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...
  • Afterschool@Your Library program to combat bullying

    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...
  • Making students feel safe: Schools prioritize bullying education

    Making students feel safe: Schools prioritize bullying education
    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...
  • District 303 bullying suit dismissed, but complaint expected to be refiled

    District 303 bullying suit dismissed, but complaint expected to be refiled
    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...
  • Judge to weigh Drew Ferraro claim

    Judge to weigh Drew Ferraro claim
    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...
  • Youth advocates find LGBT kids vulnerable, underserved in Maryland

    Youth advocates find LGBT kids vulnerable, underserved in Maryland
    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...
  • Looking Out: With Robin Williams' death, an LGBT icon falls to a familiar threat

    Looking Out: With Robin Williams' death, an LGBT icon falls to a familiar threat
    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...