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School Bullies

Michele Bachmann Silent On String Of Gay And Bullied Teen Suicides In Her District

Posted 09.25.2011 | Education

A string of suicides among gay and bullied teenagers in Minnesota's largest school district, Anoka-Hennepin Schools, has critics blaming the district'...

Gay Student Threatened Days Before He Was Slayed, Prosecutors Say

Posted 09.04.2011 | Education

Trial began this afternoon in the case of a California teenager accused of execution-style murdering a gay classmate at a middle school in 2008. Th...

Bullies: A Dad's Dilemma

Dana H. Glazer | Posted 08.14.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana H. Glazer

Where does the balance lie between being a helicopter parent and the hands-off, just-let-kids-work-it-out-for-themselves approach? As a dad, I'm still trying to figure this out.

Bullying: Why Zero-Tolerance Policies Don't Work

Andrew Zack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrew Zack

It seems to me that we should be teaching kids today how to deal with bullies, and we should be taking those bullies aside and looking at their lives to find out what is making them act as bullies.

Ending Bullying In Schools Is An Inexact Science, Research Shows

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Fixing school bullying isn't simple. That's what research is revealing about anti-bullying school programs, according to The Boston Globe. "antibull...

Stop the Bullying!

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

We need to immediately send a clear message to all our children that bullying and harassment for this or any other reason is simply not acceptable.

Fairy Tales: An Antidote To Bullying?

Elizabeth Cunningham | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Cunningham

We need to foster a culture of storytelling in schools, in community and religious centers. We need to rediscover stories as a source of courage, resourcefulness and compassion.

Grade Three: Rise of The Order

Mia Kirshner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Mia Kirshner

I gathered that over the first few weeks of school, they must have been holding secret clubs and planning important things. I named them The Order. Their world was sealed off from mine, magical in its exclusive glamour.

How Bullying Changed My Life

Jessica Radloff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jessica Radloff

Bullying has no race, no gender, no sexual orientation. Bullying will never stop. But we can work to be more aware, more available and more attentive to those that need our support.

Helping Your Child Deal With Bullying

David Fassler, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Fassler, M.D.

An estimated 160,000 children stay home from school every day because of bullying. Here are tips to help your kid combat the bully in his life.

Girlfriends' Guide to Teenagers: School Bullies Hit Parents Where It Hurts

Vicki Iovine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vicki Iovine

There are a few places no one should enter without an advocate--a courtroom, a hospital and school. But only a parent can properly advocate for their child in school where a bully is concerned.