Whether you manage to pull off that great vacation getaway or, you decide to stick around and relax at home for the holidays, remember the real opportunity for all of us – teachers, students, families and...
A Washington school district’s discipline policies came under fire recently following an Everett middle school’s questionable handling of a cyberbullying incident. Samantha Negrete, 14 of North Middle School in Everett was called into the...
While many students cherish the first dance of the school year, high school sophomore Whitney Kropp was heartbroken when she found out her classmates nominated her for homecoming court as a prank. Whitney had been previously bullied for her choice of black clothing and multicolored hair.
It doesn’t take much for tweets to turn from friendly to bullying these days, which is the reason why 17-year-old Kevin Curwick started a viral campaign to combat cyberbulling on Twitter
Missing the Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Summit? No need to fret! The two-day conference held in Washington, D.C., is being streamed live online.
On October 17, 2009, Tyler Long, a 17-year-old with Asperger’s Syndrome, committed suicide as a result of the pervasive bullying he faced each and every day at school. Earlier this year, a federal judge ruled in favor of Tyler’s school district in a suit brought by Tyler’s parents.
Following a recent bullying video that went viral, the Internet has raised $176,555 (and counting) for Karen Huff Klein, the bus monitor that was horrifically bullied on a school bus in Greece, New York.
Bullying is a serious issue and has been gaining more and more attention nation-wide as a result of the recent unfortunate suicides of several students who have fallen victim to bullying. Many students have been greatly impacted by the bully-related suicides, and feeling as though schools are not doing enough, have taken matters into their own hands.
Schools have increasingly mishandled recent incidents of bullying by often going after the victims of bullying rather than the bullies. In two recent examples of this damnable approach by public schools to the issue of bullying, the schools involved chose to punish the student witnesses of ongoing bullying.