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Bullying

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...