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  • Dent cosponsors LGBT bullying bill, decries GOP for abortion bill

    Dent cosponsors LGBT bullying bill, decries GOP for abortion bill
    Lehigh Valley Republican Rep. Charlie Dent signed his name to legislation this week to combat bullying at schools, which specifically includes the targeting of children based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. Dent's support marks the...
  • 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....
  • 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-...
  • State board approves school safety guidelines

    State board approves school safety guidelines
    In the wake of the deadly bombings in Boston and the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, the Maryland State Board of Education on Tuesday approved new emergency planning guidelines meant to help local school systems better prepare for disaster....
  • Harford school system sued over alleged failure to stop bullying

    A federal lawsuit has been filed against the Harford County Public Schools and two school officials on behalf of a disabled student, who the suit claims was subjected to years of continuous bullying and threats from other students beginning when he was...
  • Bullying documentary to air April 28

    Bullying documentary to air April 28
    The Cartoon Network continues its conversation with kids and families about speaking up against bullying with a special presentation of "The Bully Effect" at 5:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 28. Produced as part of the Cartoon Network's "Stop...