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Bullying

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  • Columbia mother solicits letters of support for son who threatened suicide

    Columbia mother solicits letters of support for son who threatened suicide
    Hours after Karen Brocklebank's son posted pictures online late last month of his forearm marred with a series of self-inflicted cuts and a threat to kill himself on his 13th birthday, she sat in an uncomfortable emergency room chair, sleepless and in...
  • Newport News author battles bullying in "Lulu the Cocker Spaniel"

    Newport News author battles bullying in "Lulu the Cocker Spaniel"
    As a young girl growing up in Newport News, Kristin Stiff wrote what she describes as "whimsical tales" and dreamed of one day publishing her stories. After honing her skills at the University of Virginia, where she earned a degree in English Literature,...
  • Parents of CV High student who jumped to death on campus sue Glendale Unified

    Parents of CV High student who jumped to death on campus sue Glendale Unified
    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...
  • On Education: Drew's story should never have been written

    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...
  • Cyberbullying requires a stronger response

    Cyberbullying requires a stronger response
    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....
  • Allergies, extra weight tied to bullying

    Allergies, extra weight tied to bullying
    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...
  • 12/7/2012-Rating Public Schools

    12/7/2012-Rating Public Schools
    Oh, how I remember my high school and middle school years. It must be more complicated today. I look around and can only shake my head at the prevalence of sex, drugs and violence in society today. The pressure on adolescents is tremendous. The only...
  • Howard unveils anti-bullying campaign

    Howard unveils anti-bullying campaign
    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...
  • Jameel McClain named global ambassador for anti-bullying campaign

    Jameel McClain named global ambassador for anti-bullying campaign
    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...
  • Bullies thrive when civility and respect for others decline

    Bullies thrive when civility and respect for others decline
    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...
  • Congressman Alcee Hastings praises day of silence for gay students

    Congressman Alcee Hastings praises day of silence for gay students
    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-...