| Feb 15, 2013
| 10:13 AM
SULLIVAN, Ind. (AP) — A quiet Indiana community known for its parks and corn festival has become the latest setting for the debate over gay rights and bullying after several area residents, including some high schoolers, proposed holding a non-...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 5:18 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 district officials turned a “blind eye” to the bullying that they allege prompted their son to take his...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:14 PM
An autopsy report is a difficult read.
So, too, was poring through a lawsuit filed against the Glendale Unified School District in December by the family of Drew Ferraro, a 15-year-old Crescenta Valley High School student who committed suicide one year...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 6:18 AM
The 2013-14 school year will be Aberdeen School District Superintendent Gary Harms' last.
Harms announced Monday that he would not be seeking a renewal of his contract, which expires June 30, 2014.
He said he wanted to state his intent to get...
| Jan 3, 2013
Dear Amy: I'm in seventh grade. Last year, my homeroom teacher was really mean.
I know he means well, but his actions to motivate his students were awful. At least once a week, I would walk out of that room in tears because of him.
He always told us...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Many of us can remember what it feels like to be bullied as a kid in school or in the neighborhood. Perhaps you were the focus of a joke or a kick in the shin, or maybe it was the simple act of exclusion from the lunch table or the dodge ball team....
| Dec 24, 2012
| 6:28 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids who have food allergies or are overweight may be especially likely to get bullied by their peers, two new studies suggest.
Not surprisingly, researchers also found targets of bullying were more distressed and anxious...
| May 1, 2013
| 6:16 PM
More than a year after a Howard County teen committed suicide following months of online harassment, county officials unveiled a program Wednesday meant to discourage bullying via computer and in person.
"We know we need bold steps to really, truly...
| May 1, 2013
| 5:49 AM
Ravens inside linebacker Jameel McClain is speaking out against bullying and cyberbulling as a global ambassador for Stomp Out Bullying, a cause that affected him growing up in Philadelphia.
McClain dealt with his family being homeless at one point...
| May 6, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Del. Jon Cardin's recent comment on bullying suggesting that "kids were hurting kids" while "parents and teachers hadn't a clue" was remarkable ("Journey in grief leads to new curbs on bullying," May 2). Where has Mr. Cardin been?
As a mother of three...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 7:14 AM
U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Miramar, said Friday he’s supporting the National Day of Silence, a day of action organized to bring attention to the bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students.
On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-...