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Bullying

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  • A jerk, a bully, or a potential shooter: Lincolnshire police explore workplace violence

    Excessive micromanaging. Unrealistic deadlines. Swearing, paranoia and public humiliations. Most will read this list and think "My boss is being exposed!" But if this is your work environment — or, more importantly, if you perceive this as your...
  • Teacher hopes Southeast's first LGBT school will be a haven

    Math teacher Christian Zsilavetz wants to work at a school where he can be himself — somewhere he can mention that he used to play girls basketball or was married to a man. Last year, when he asked his then-principal at a private school whether he...
  • District 207 prepares to adopt transgender student policies

    The Maine Township High School District 207 is expected to adopt a new set of procedures dealing with transgender and gender nonconforming students. During the March 2 meeting, the district Board of Education held a first reading for the proposed...
  • '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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...