State Audit: Some N.Y. School Districts Not Complying With Anti-Bullying ActFive years after New York state lawmakers passed a law addressing bullying in schools, the state Comptroller’s office said many school districts around the state are not fully complying.
11-Year-Old Kheris Rogers Makes History at NY Fashion WeekAt just 11-years-old, budding fashion designer Kheris Rogers took the style world by storm this past Sunday during NY Fashion Week.
Jets' Eric Decker, Wife Jessie James Decker Tackle Bullying In SchoolsEric Decker never actually heard the gunshots. The New York Jets wide receiver remembers being in the school lunchroom when the "Code Red" ominously blared over the intercom.
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.