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NJ Schools Report About 12,000 Bullying Instances Last Year

The numbers of incidents vary widely by district and may reflect how diligent each school is at reporting, rather than how much bullying there is.

10/03/2012

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Christie, Lawmakers Revising NJ Anti-Bullying Law

A state panel ruled it didn’t provide funding for school districts to implement the required changes. The revised proposal allows districts to be reimbursed for money they spend on anti-bullying training and staff.

03/08/2012

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N.Y. Anti-Bullying Crusader Takes His Own Life Near Anniversary Of Son’s Death

A shadow of grief is once again upon a house in Orange County, following the weekend suicide of Kevin Jacobsen.

01/10/2012

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Anti-Bullying Hotline Unveiled

A new hotline is helping children battle bullying. It’s called “BRAVE,” which stands for “building respect, acceptance, and voice through education.”

10/19/2011

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New York 14-Year-Old Kameron Jacobsen Bullied To Death

One family says their son took his own life to escape vicious bullying. Now his parents are on a crusade, vowing to make a difference. They want a new anti-bullying law passed to protect other kids.

09/15/2011

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N.J. School District Partners With Crime Stoppers To Stop Bullying

New Jersey’s anti-bullying law is the toughest in the nation. But now, one district in the Garden State is taking the new law a step further. In the East Hanover School District all eyes will be on you if you choose to bully another student.

09/12/2011

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Paterson Signs Anti-Bullying Law

A new law requires New York school districts to protect children against bullying because of their sexual orientation or weight.

09/08/2010