| Oct 23, 2014
| 4:51 PM
It's not a usual function of city government, but Orlando launched a campaign Thursday that aims to teach both kids and adults how to stop bullying.
The "Stand Up Orlando" campaign attempts to combat bullying on several fronts, starting with an anti-...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:14 AM
High school students in Maryland who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender constantly hear derogatory remarks and are often verbally, physically and sexually harassed and assaulted by their classmates.
Fewer than half report the abuse....
| Oct 15, 2014
| 3:07 PM
A Broward County school that serves troubled students now faces trouble involving its adults, including a lawsuit, multiple bullying and harassment complaints, and an administrative shakeup.
The turmoil at Cypress Run Education Center in Pompano Beach...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Results of a survey commissioned by district officials last year showed 21% of Glendale seventh graders, 25% of freshmen and 28% of juniors last year had experienced chronic sadness or hopelessness within 30 days of taking it.
Also, about 15% of...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 12:07 PM
A lawsuit filed by the family of a public school student who committed suicide in May alleges Chicago school officials failed to follow procedures to address bullying.
A complaint filed in Cook County Circuit Court on Thursday by the mother of...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 10:59 AM
New Jersey prosecutors are investigating allegations of widespread bullying and harassment within a local high school's football teams, prompting the school district to cancel the remainder of the season, officials said on Tuesday.
The reported incidents...
| Oct 6, 2014
When Drew Romanovitz, chairman of the Sheriff's Foundation of Broward County, was asked about how big a problem bullying was in the Broward County Public School System, he had a two-word reply: "big time."
To combat a seemingly ongoing issue, there is an...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 7:40 AM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:07 PM
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...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 6:56 PM
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...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:50 AM
"Do not tell on bullies" and "don't be a sore loser" were some pieces of advice featured in a flier sent home with elementary school students at Zeman Elementary School in Nebraska.
The flier lists nine "rules" for dealing with bullies.
1. Refuse to...