Posts Tagged ‘school bullying council’

Monday, August 27th, 2012 at 9:30pm

Perry Hall School Shooting Suspect Allegedly Motivated By Bullying

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A suspect is in custody following a shooting at Perry Hall High School in Maryland Monday morning, and sources say the incident may have been motivated by school bullying. “It appears this was a one-on-one grudge situation,” a police source told CBS News. A student reportedly entered the school cafeteria and shot another student in […]

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 at 9:08pm

Lady Gaga starts foundation to fight bullying, empower youth

Posted by jc13 in Bullying in the News

New York (CNN) — Pop star Lady Gaga stepped up her battle against bullying Wednesday, announcing the creation of a new foundation aimed at empowering youth. In a statement, Lady Gaga called the Born This Way Foundation a “passion project” that she will direct with her mother, Cynthia Germanotta. “Together we hope to establish a […]

Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 2:59pm

Novi takes a stand against bullying

Posted by jc13 in Bullying in the News

Supt. Steve Matthews is not one to hide the fact that bullying occurs regularly in the Novi Community School District. It happens in the form of physical violence, verbal degradation or through the computer or cell phone, and the negative impact it has on students is seen in their grades and often in their lifestyles. […]

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 at 2:42pm

Jamey Rodemeyer

Posted by jc13 in Bullying in the News

Jamey Rodemeyer, a 14-year-old high school freshman in Buffalo, N.Y., was bullied. A lot. After years of being called gay slurs at school and being told by anonymous people online that he should die, he killed himself Monday.Jamey Rodemeyer. (YouTube.) Jamey’s mother, Tracy, told the Buffalo News that her son had questioned his sexuality and […]

Sunday, September 11th, 2011 at 2:33am

TOM PURCELL: Anti-bullying bullies?

Posted by jc13 in Bullying in the News

Anti-bullying measures are getting pretty tough. According to The New York Times, New Jersey has implemented the nation’s toughest anti-bullying law. It “demands that all public schools adopt comprehensive antibullying policies (there are 18 pages of ‘required components’), increase staff training and adhere to tight deadlines for reporting episodes.” It requires that “each school designate […]

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 8:22am

Youths’ social goals help determine response to bullying

Posted by jc13 in Bullying in the News

Public release date: 30-Aug-2011 [ | E-mail | Share ] Contact: Sarah Hutcheonshutcheon@srcd.org 202-289-7905Society for Research in Child Development Second and third graders who are bullied react in a variety of waysfrom discussing the problem or striking back to seeking emotional support. A new study in the journal Child Development has found that the types […]

Thursday, June 30th, 2011 at 7:41pm

Minnesota School District Bullied to Adopt Pro-Homosexual Curricula

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You’ve heard of bullies harrasing kids in the schoolyard, but how about the gay agenda bullying schools? That’s what’s happening in Minnesota’s Anoka-Hennepin School District. The Southern Poverty Law Center and National Center for Lesbian Rights sent a letter to the school district last month threatening a federal lawsuit if the district does not repeal […]

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 at 12:46pm

Study links bullying, poor health

Posted by jc13 in Bullying Policy & Law

Study links bullying, poor health SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Critical new research has found that LGBT youth who experience high levels of school victimization in middle and high school report impaired health and mental health in young adulthood, including depression, suicide attempts that require medical care, sexually transmitted diseases and risk for HIV. This is […]

Saturday, May 21st, 2011 at 12:41am

Cyberbullying law would let schools deal with students

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Friday May 20, 2011 BRATTLEBORO — Schools will have broader authority to crack down on cyberbullying with a new electronic harassment law the Legislature passed this year. The cyberbullying provision was packed into a 41-section miscellaneous education bill that lawmakers passed in the final days of the session. If Gov. Peter Shumlin signs the bill, […]

Monday, May 9th, 2011 at 12:30pm

Teen suicides spark bullying crackdown – Pharos

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BOSTON — Phoebe Prince was a recently arrived Irish immigrant, 15 and emotionally fragile, when high school bullying over two boys she dated apparently drove her to hang herself with a scarf in her Massachusetts home. Tyler Clementi was an 18-year-old violinist with a bright future. He jumped off the George Washington Bridge into the […]

Sunday, May 8th, 2011 at 12:30pm

Taking on the bullies

Posted by jc13 in Bullying in the News

On a warm spring evening at the Seaside Dance studio in Westerly, troupe members used their nimble limbs to send a message: Bullying hurts. Eleven- to 18-year-olds in black leotards pirouetted through Adam Lambert’s “Mad World,” tap-danced to “Mean Girls” by Sugarland and used modern dance moves to simulate a suicide in Pearl Jam’s grunge […]

Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 12:28am

Senate passes bullying bill

Posted by jc13 in Bullying in the News

Updated 9:45 a.m. May 5 – Without additional debate, the Senate this morning voted 23-10 for final passage of House Bill 11-1254, the anti-bullying proposal. The measure now returns to the House for consideration of Senate amendments. The Senate also voted 33-0 to pass House Bill 11-1121, which bars people with certain felony convictions from […]

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 at 12:25pm

Bullying prompts Waupun teen to douse himself with gasoline

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WAUPUN — Police are investigating a bullying incident last week that drove a Waupun teen to attempt to set himself on fire in a school bathroom. According to interim Superintendent Don Childs, a male middle school student entered Waupun Area Jr./Sr. High School on April 25 with a water bottle filled with gasoline. The teen […]

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011 at 11:43am

How to stop the bully

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LAWRENCEVILLE — At Five Forks Middle School, students are encouraged to be like Belle from Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” Following a visit at the beginning of the school year from inspirational speaker Mark Brown, Five Forks hung up posters with that message throughout the school. The posters are designed to remind students of Brown’s […]

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011 at 2:30pm

Minnesota district urged to get tougher on bullying

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COON RAPIDS, Minn. – Parents and students packed an emotional Anoka-Hennepin School Board meeting to urge the district to impose tougher rules against bullying. Dozens of people gathered Monday night in Coon Rapids to impel the board to better train teachers on issues affecting gay, lesbian and transgender students. One of the speakers addressing the […]