| Oct 19, 2013
| 8:53 PM
An Illinois dad got the call on Thursday that no parent ever wants to receive.
Brad Lewis' ex-wife was on the phone: Their 15-year-old son had shot himself in the chest.
In the note Jordan Lewis left behind, he laid blame on bullying.
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:05 PM
The National Security Agency is a “supercomputing powerhouse,” wrote ProPublica.org in July, with “machines so powerful their speed is measured in thousands of trillions of operations per second” -- but apparently it has no ability...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 2:20 PM
C.J. Witt played the role of C.B. in the “Dog Sees God — Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead” play over the weekend at Martinsburg (W.Va.) High School. Students from area high schools worked together to put on the school edition of the...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Despite being a PG-rated, angst-adjacent, teen coming of age story, it wasn't until the 270th page (of 289) that I realized "Zero Fade," Chris L. Terry's debut novel, was a Young Adult book. But that revelation wasn't a jolt or a letdown. Instead it was a...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Oftentimes, a bully is thought of as a tough kid who picks on other smaller children at school — calling them names, stealing their lunch money and pushing them around. But with the constant evolution of technology both at home and in the classroom,...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:42 PM
The Hesperia Unified School District is adopting policies to support gay and lesbian students after members of a Sultana High campus club alleged they were being harassed and bullied, a legal group said Thursday.
In March, the ACLU Foundation of...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Local filmmakers are creating a documentary about how the climate for LGBT students and educators at South Florida schools has evolved since the late 1970s.
"Schools, of course, just like the society has, have changed amazingly in 20 to 30 years, so...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 3:39 PM
A roughly five-month investigation into hazing allegations at Maine West High School has cost the district about $115,000, a district spokesman said Saturday.
In January, Maine Township High School District 207 hired the law firm of Hinshaw &...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 10:12 AM
The investigation into a shooting at Taft Union High School in Kern County that critically wounded a 16-year-old student continued Friday as officials announced grief counselors were available on campus. Police said they were looking into reports that the...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 6:34 PM
The parents of a 15-year-old Crescenta Valley High School student who jumped to his death on campus last year have filed a lawsuit alleging that district officials turned a “blind eye” to the bullying that they say prompted their son......