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Greenwich High School (credit: greenwichschools.org)

No Charges Filed Over Suicide Of Greenwich High School Student

Bart Palosz’s older sister said there was evidence of her brother’s suffering online. Clubs and organizations against bullying have formed at the school as a result of the tragedy.

10/18/2013

Spirit Day (credit: GLAAD)

Annual Spirit Day Aimed At Ending Anti-LGBT Bullying

James Clementi, whose younger brother Tyler killed himself after being spied on during a sexual encounter in his Rutgers University dorm room, said Spirit Day is important.

10/17/2013

Matthew Shepard

Rutgers To Screen Matthew Shepard Documentary In Fight Against Bullying

This weekend marked the 15th anniversary of the murder of Matthew Shepard, the openly gay college student in Wyoming whose death raised awareness of bullying, abuse and anti-gay violence across the country.

10/13/2013

Bullying (credit: CBS 2)

Stamford Girl Arrested After Allegedly Bullying Classmate

Police stepped in after the parents of the 13-year-old victim reported an increase in the intensity of the bullying.

10/03/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy Announces School Security Grants; Expert Wants Anti-Bullying Funds

Schools in 36 districts across Connecticut will receive $5 million in state grants to improve security in response to the Newtown school shootings, Malloy announced Wednesday.

09/19/2013

Cedar Grove Football Players

5 N.J. High School Football Coaches Suspended For Alleged Bullying

A long football season is in order for one New Jersey school that just had five of their football coaches suspended.

09/17/2013

Members of the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund and the Sikh Coalition release a report on bias-based harassment of Asian American students in NYC public schools on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Report: 50 Percent Of Asian American Students In NYC Schools Say They’ve Been Bullied

Some Asian American students are hoping the new school year brings an end to bullying in the New York City school system.

09/05/2013

Joel Morales (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Mother Of Suicide Victim Hopes Lawsuit Will Stop Bullying

The grieving mother of an East Harlem boy said bullies drove her son to suicide, and she has decided to take a stand – starting with the parents of bullies.

08/28/2013

Joel Morales (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Family Files Lawsuit Against City, Alleged Bullies Over Boy’s Suicide

Family members say Joel Morales, 12, killed himself at his home last year because he had been repeatedly picked on by other students because he was small and sometimes stuttered.

08/27/2013

Bully Free Zone

Stop Bullying: What Can Be Done From Home

Bullying is one of the most serious issues facing our kids today. While incidences of bullying have escalated in schools and on the playground, here are some tips that you can implement from home to help keep your child safe.

08/15/2013

Kirk Smalley gives speech during Yankees HOPE Week (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Man On Mission To End Bullying Honored On Final Day Of Yankees HOPE Week

Kirk Smalley of Oklahoma gave an impassioned speech to hundreds of schoolchildren at Yankee Stadium on Friday. His son Ty was a bullying victim and committed suicide at the age of 11.

07/12/2013

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City Councilman Calls For Crackdown On Bullying

A 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.

06/29/2013

Clifton High School (credit: CBS 2)

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.

06/20/2013

Bullying between siblings could have serious long term consequences (Credit CBS 2)

Study: Bullying Between Siblings Could Have Serious Long Term Consequences

A recent study published in the journal Pediatrics claimed that bullying that goes on at home can be just as damaging to a child’s mental well-being as bullying that comes at the hands of one’s peers.

06/17/2013

Jean Nuzzi I.S. 109 in Queens Village. (credit: NYC Schools website)

Police Investigating Possible Cyberbullying In Suicide Of Queens Girl, 12

Police say a 12-year-old girl who was found hanged left a suicide note that spoke of being bullied online. The girl was found dead in her home Wednesday afternoon by her family.

05/23/2013

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