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Bullying

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  • 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...
  • West Hartford Student, Saying He Was Assaulted, Sues Town

    West Hartford Student, Saying He Was Assaulted, Sues Town
    WEST HARTFORD — A former student at Sedgwick Middle School has filed a lawsuit against the town and three teachers charging that he was bullied and sexually assaulted by classmates. The suit cites two incidents that occurred on consecutive days in...
  • Bullying still an issue for St. Charles East drill team

    Bullying still an issue for St. Charles East drill team
    Three years after a third-party review of St. Charles East High School's athletic program found that bullying and hazing were common problems on the school's drill team, similar concerns about the team were raised by at least one parent in April, emails...
  • Anti-bullying program takes aim at retirement living

    Anti-bullying program takes aim at retirement living
    An anti-bullying program developed for elementary school-aged children is being retooled for a whole new audience: seniors in retirement and assisted living facilities. Alyse November — the licensed clinical social worker behind the original...
  • Suburban school district seeks dismissal of bullying lawsuit

    Suburban school district seeks dismissal of bullying lawsuit
    St. Charles Community Unit School District 303 recently filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a former student who alleges the district did nothing to stop fellow drill team members from repeatedly bullying her. The suit, filed with the Kane...
  • 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...
  • In Mexico, 'a violent country,' focus turns to bullies in schools

    In Mexico, 'a violent country,' focus turns to bullies in schools
    In a nation that has drawn international notoriety for drug cartel carnage, public officials are now focusing on another form of violence that plagues Mexican society: school bullying. In recent weeks, President Enrique Peņa Nieto railed against...