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Bullying

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  • Glendale school district says social media monitoring is for student safety

    Glendale school district says social media monitoring is for student safety
    Hoover High School junior Christopher Chung learned while scrolling through Facebook that his school was monitoring students' online activities. Christopher saw an article posted by a friend about the Glendale Unified School District hiring a company to...
  • Rebecca Sedwick's suicide highlights dangers of cyberbullying

    Rebecca Sedwick's suicide highlights dangers of cyberbullying
    Rebecca Sedwick had been terrorized for more than a year by girls who used to be her friends, Polk County authorities say. She tried to get away, but Rebecca couldn't escape their hateful words relayed across social media: "You should die," someone told...
  • Facebook and Md. schools partner to combat bullying

    Facebook and Md. schools partner to combat bullying
    Facebook and Maryland's school systems will pilot an initiative next year that should help make it easier to have offensive or hurtful language on the social media site taken down. The effort to combat cyber bullying was started by Maryland Attorney...
  • Kids Need Tools To Battle Bullying

    October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. Stamford underscored the growing seriousness of the issue by actually arresting a 12-year-old girl last week. She allegedly was tormenting another girl to the point that the estranged friend was...
  • Cyberbullying-suicide suspect: Yes, I bullied girl who killed herself

    Cyberbullying-suicide suspect: Yes, I bullied girl who  killed herself
    WINTER HAVEN — For more than a year, Rebecca Ann Sedwick's bullies tormented the girl by calling her ugly and urging her to drink bleach and die. The harassment didn't stop — even after Rebecca's parents moved the 12-year-old Lakeland girl...
  • Two Florida girls charged with bullying 12-year-old to death

    Two Florida girls charged with bullying 12-year-old to death
    When 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick leapt off an abandoned cement plant in Lakeland, Fla., on Sept. 10, her death was ruled a suicide and instantly became a national tragedy. Tuesday, police announced the arrest of two classmates, ages 12 and 14, for...
  • Mom of cyber bullying-suicide suspect seen attacking kids on Facebook, deputies say

    Mom of cyber bullying-suicide suspect seen attacking kids on Facebook, deputies say
    The mother of a girl accused of tormenting a Polk County 12-year-old in a high-profile cyber bullying-suicide case is now accused of beating up kids in a separate incident – an accusation Sheriff Grady Judd says demonstrates her poor parenting...
  • Father fights back against bullying after son's suicide

    Father fights back against bullying after son's suicide
    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. Although...
  • Younger children falling victim to online bullying

    Younger children falling victim to online bullying
    It seems to happen often enough that we're no longer shocked to hear it: A teenager commits suicide after being bullied online by peers. But the recent death in Florida of 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick and arrest of two of her former middle school...
  • Sparks students say school shooter may have been bullied

    Sparks students say school shooter may have been bullied
    SPARKS, Nev. – He was dressed like any other student at Sparks Middle School: standard khaki pants and a Sparks sweatshirt. He was tall for a middle schooler, with dark, spiked hair, and in his hand early Monday was a Ruger 9-millimeter...
  • Bullying may have motivated Nevada school shooter

    Bullying may have motivated Nevada school shooter
    SPARKS, Nev. — He was dressed like any other student at Sparks Middle School: standard khaki pants and a Sparks sweat shirt. He was tall for a middle schooler, with dark, spiked hair, and he held a Ruger 9-millimeter semiautomatic handgun in his...