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Bullying

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  • Passwords secure: Local schools unlikely to follow downstate district in requiring social media access

    Local school districts are unlikely to follow the lead of Triad Community Schools Unit District 2 in downstate Madison County, whose officials have interpreted a new law as meaning they can collect students' social media passwords to investigate...
  • Montana ponders joining 49 other states with anti-bully law

    Montana ponders joining 49 other states with anti-bully law
     Montana legislators on Wednesday considered whether to join every other state in the nation in putting anti-bullying policy into law. A bill introduced by Rep. Kimberly Dudik, a Missoula Democrat, in the Montana House Education Committee would define...
  • State schools will investigate after-hours bullying

     State schools will investigate after-hours bullying
    A new law will force state schools to investigate reports of cyberbullying — even when it happens outside of school. The law, which took effect Jan. 1, doesn't tell schools how to investigate cyberbullying. And it doesn't ask school officials to...
  • Lawsuit claims school failed to protect young student from bullies

    Lawsuit claims school failed to protect young student from bullies
    Officials in a Downers Grove school district failed to prevent a girl from being bullied by fellow students starting when she was a first-grader, according to a lawsuit filed this week. The suit, filed Monday in DuPage County, names Downers Grove...
  • Review: 'Whipping Boy' by Allen Kurzweil

    Review: 'Whipping Boy' by Allen Kurzweil
    When a middle-class Jewish boy from New York enrolled at a Swiss boarding school in 1971, the lessons in swordsmanship and elocution were hardly the strangest things he encountered. Unchaperoned boys were often sent with minimal supplies on expeditions...
  • Group To Address Discrimination In Schools, Camps, Day Care

    Faced with an increasing number of complaints about bullying, sexual harassment and segregation in schools, U.S. Attorney Deirdre M. Daly has created a partnership to address civil rights infractions in educational settings. Daly said her office...
  • Drew Ferraro case will not go to trial

    Drew Ferraro case will not go to trial
    The case involving former Crescenta Valley High School student Drew Ferraro, who killed himself on campus in 2012 when he was 15 years old, will not go to trial as his parents’ attorneys had hoped, following a Superior Court judge’s ruling...
  • Highland Park stands up to bullying

     Highland Park stands up to bullying
    More than half a dozen Highland Park-area agencies have launched a "We Stand Together HP" campaign against bullying, believing strength in numbers and awareness are crucial to combating the problem. The Highland Park campaign's week of events...
  • Dr. Wallace: Bullying cannot be tolerated

    DR. WALLACE: My 7-year-old son has been bullied by two boys his age ever since school started. It has reached a point that he doesn’t want to go to school anymore. I contacted the school twice by telephone, but the harassment (name calling,...
  • 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...
  • Racially Charged Incident At UConn Triggers Concerns About Campus Atmosphere

    Racially Charged Incident At UConn Triggers Concerns About Campus Atmosphere
    A University of Connecticut investigation into a confrontation between white fraternity students and women belonging to a black sorority is regaining momentum after new allegations about the incidents were raised at a recent student community meeting....