City Councilman Calls For Crackdown On BullyingA City Councilman in Queens was calling on the Department of Education this week to increase anti-bullying programs in public schools, following the suicide of a 12-year-old girl last month.
Watch Your Mouth! New Jersey Bans Trash-Talking In High School Sports New Jersey high-school athletes who talk trash could find their teams penalized and themselves under investigation by the state Civil Rights Division.
Father Leads Bullying Awareness Walk In Memory Of Son Who Committed SuicideA Long Island man whose son committed suicide after he was bullied at school led the Bullying Awareness Walk Saturday.
L.I. Girl Suspended Over Anti-Bullying YouTube Video Reinstated"I feel great," said Jessica Barba. "I get to go back to school and I get to see all my friends and I get to also hand in the project that created all this."
Long Island Girl Suspended Over Anti-Bullying YouTube VideoFor an assignment on persuasive speech, Jessica Barba, 15, created an anti-bullying video and Facebook page about a fictitious 12-year-old girl who commits suicide after being bullied at school.
Advocates Scramble After Council Rules NJ Anti-Bullying Law UnconstitutionalIn the Garden State, the Council on Local Madates ruled the law unconstitutional because it requires schools to spend money without providing funding.
New York Lawmakers Propose Bill Making 'Bullycide' A FelonyState Sen. Jeffrey Klein is proposing statewide legislation to expand second-degree manslaughter to include "bullycide." The crime would be considered a felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison.
Enrique Iglesias Lauds NJ Students' Anti-Bullying VideoAn anti-bullying video created by some central New Jersey middle school students has become an Internet sensation, thanks largely to publicity spawned by the pop star whose recent hit song was reworked for the production.
NJ Teen Launches Anti-Bullying ProgramA victim of relentless taunting and cruelty herself, Craig, now 14, of Wantage, has taken a stand against bullying.
NJ Gov. Chris Christie Signs Anti-Bullying LawNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed an anti-bullying bill that gay rights advocates say is the toughest law of its kind in the nation.
NYC Fifth Graders Write Rap Song To Combat BullyingTwo New York City students are being praised for their efforts in an anti-bullying video contest.
NJ Legislature Approves Tougher Bullying LawNew Jersey lawmakers signed off Monday on what could be the toughest anti-bullying law in the nation.