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Bullying

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  • 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...
  • 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

    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...
  • Sheriff in Rebecca Sedwick suicide: Cut cyberbullying cord

    Sheriff in Rebecca Sedwick suicide: Cut cyberbullying cord
    A day after Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd announced the arrest of two girls in the Rebecca Ann Sedwick suicide he appeared on the national television morning shows warning parents of the dangers of cyberbulling. He also vowed to prosecute anyone...
  • 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

    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...
  • Rebecca Sedwick's mom hires Morgan & Morgan in cyber bullying-suicide case

    Rebecca Sedwick's mom hires Morgan & Morgan in cyber bullying-suicide case
    The mother of Rebecca Ann Sedwick, the 12-year-old Lakeland girl who killed herself last month after relentless bullying, has hired the prominent Morgan & Morgan law firm in her quest for justice. Tricia Norman has retained attorney David Henry, the...