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Bullying

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  • Hearing set for Ferraro case

    Hearing set for Ferraro case
    Attorneys for Glendale Unified are seeking dismissal of a lawsuit filed by parents of a boy who committed suicide on school grounds, stating in court papers that claims that bullying was a major factor in his death are meritless. Fifteen-year-old Drew...
  • Understanding the bully and the victim [Commentary]

    Understanding the bully and the victim  [Commentary]
    Emily Bazelon, author of a deeply researched book on teenage bullying titled "Sticks and Stones," tells this story on herself. She is riding a subway and a group of teens starts tormenting a vulnerable — poor or perhaps homeless — man. She...
  • A spotlight on the slighted

    A spotlight on the slighted
    The threats came quickly. Alix Lambert had only just released a trailer about "Mentor" when she began getting unwanted attention by way of tweets, emails and YouTube messages. The director, nominated for a Writers Guild of America Award for the HBO...
  • Carson mayor and City Council move to outlaw bullying

    Carson mayor and City Council move to outlaw bullying
    Alarmed by reports of teen suicides, elected leaders in Carson are moving to outlaw bullying. Under an ordinance that will go before the City Council next week, it would become a misdemeanor in the small Harbor-area city to cause anyone from...
  • A Central Valley high school goes Bollywood

    A Central Valley high school goes Bollywood
    Luckily, Shandeep Dhillon's cousin had recently gotten married. That meant he alone could outfit much of Fowler High School for its first Bollywood night. His uncle's regal, embroidered sherwani coat went to the Central Valley school's principal, Hank...
  • Woman allegedly chokes daughter's bully in front of classmates

    A woman was arrested on suspicion of choking an 11-year-old boy in front of his classmates for allegedly bullying her daughter. Delia Garcia-Bratcher, 30, was arrested on suspicion of assaulting the boy Friday at Olivet Elementary School in Santa Rosa,...
  • No sign of bullying by boy allegedly attacked by mom, officials say

    No sign of bullying by boy allegedly attacked by mom, officials say
    Sonoma County sheriff's officials said Monday that they are unable to find any evidence that an 11-year-old boy terrorized the daughter of a woman accused of grabbing him by the throat last week for alleged bullying. Sheriff's officials said in a...
  • Teens bullying less -- but more are carrying weapons, new study says

    Teens bullying less -- but more are carrying weapons, new study says
    It's hard to imagine a starker good news/bad news scenario than the one spelled out in a new national study on bullying. First, the good: The number of students in 6th through 10th grades who reported being bullied at least twice in a month fell from...
  • MICA student turns cyber-bullying into art

    MICA student turns cyber-bullying into art
    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. ...
  • Teens taunted by bullies are more likely to consider, attempt suicide

    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...
  • So he wears a My Little Pony backpack? Stop 'gender policing' and let kids be kids

    So he wears a My Little Pony backpack? Stop 'gender policing' and let kids be kids
    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...