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High School Bullying

4 Tips to Bully-Proof Your Child

Brian Horn | Posted 07.14.2014 | Parents
Brian Horn

The issue regarding bullying in schools has grabbed a lot of attention lately. Given that 28% of middle school students experience some manner of bull...

Confessions of an Adult Grudge Holder

Michael Rohrer | Posted 07.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Michael Rohrer

We can't go back. We can't change it. We can learn from the past and make better choices, or let the past keep us from growing. For me, those feelings have no place in my present.

What My 3-Year-Old Taught Me About Handling Mean People

Karen Salmansohn | Posted 07.06.2014 | Parents
Karen Salmansohn

Here's a powerful mantra to repeat when someone says mean things or does negative things to you... I learned this from my 3-year-old son, Ari. He says: "NO thank you!" to the mean kids in his class.

WATCH: Teen Allegedly Targeted By Death Threats In Class After Coming Out On Facebook

Posted 03.05.2014 | Gay Voices

A Minnesota teen says he received two anonymous letters which contained death threats in class after coming out on Facebook. Ryan Eichenauer, who ...

WATCH: Disturbing High School Bullying Video Shows How Real This Problem Is

San Bernardino County Sun, Calif. | BEAU YARBROUGH | Posted 03.24.2014 | Los Angeles

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CALIF. -- A bullying incident at a local high school caught on video has captured national attention. On Wednesday, Jan. 8, Etiwand...

The Student-Inspired PSA That Should Be Shown At Every School

Posted 10.21.2013 | Teen

A handful of teens of different ethnicities and backgrounds from a Minnesota high school have a powerful message for their classmates: "It's all about...

Cyberbullying Apps -- Why Are We Allowing Anonymous Cruelty?

Randy Taran | Posted 11.18.2013 | Impact
Randy Taran

As a culture, let's really look at why we are accepting of 'confession pages,' and the proliferation of apps such that make it easier than ever for social cruelty to spread like a cancer into the hearts and minds of young people.

Why LGBT Teachers Are Less Likely To Challenge Bullying At School Than Straight Teachers

Posted 07.30.2013 | Gay Voices

Despite the ever-present challenges lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students face at school, a new study finds that gay teachers are act...

Town Reels After Gay Teen Becomes High School's Fifth To Commit Suicide In Last 5 Years

Posted 07.29.2013 | Gay Voices

An Iowa community is reeling after a teen's suicide, the fifth to rattle the local high school over the past five years. According to his mother S...

'Freak' Printed Next To Student's Name In Yearbook

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.15.2013 | Teen

We’ve heard of cyberbullying and physical bullying, but yearbook bullying is a new low. Dylan Worthen, a 16-year-old freshman at Georgia’s Sou...

After Parents File Claim, School Denies California Teen Reported Bullying

Reuters | Posted 06.18.2013 | Crime

By Laila Kearney SAN FRANCISCO, April 18 (Reuters) - A California couple who said their teenage daughter killed herself after classmat...

William McGuinness

High School Staff Bullied LGBT Students, ACLU Says

HuffingtonPost.com | William McGuinness | Posted 03.19.2013 | Gay Voices

The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California claims administrators at Sultana High School are bullying students in an 11-page ...

Teen Sues School Districts Over Alleged Bullying

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.18.2013 | Teen

A New Jersey teenager is suing two local school districts for not doing more to stop the relentless bullying he allegedly endured from fourth grade un...

6 Things You Won't Miss About High School When You're In College

| Posted 01.29.2013 | Teen

By Shanthi I was browsing through the Internet and stumbled upon an article titled “Why You Truly Never Leave High School.” Sad enough, it’s ...

The Microcosm of Homeschooling

Kara King | Posted 03.19.2013 | Teen
Kara King

I was not popular in high school. My knowledge of Hobbit habits and British literature did not bode well for me as a freshman.

Parents Pull Kids Out Of School After Bully Beats, Tears Out Girl's Hair

Posted 11.29.2012 | Education

Parents in Elletsville, Ind., are pulling their children out of the school system in light of what they call a "bullying problem" at Edgewood Junior H...

Young Students Hiding Intelligence, Talent To Avoid Bullying: Study

Posted 11.20.2012 | Education

More than 90 percent of British children have been bullied or have witnessed someone being bullied due to their intelligence or talent, a survey by th...

High School Principal Participates In Reddit AMAA

Posted 11.18.2012 | Education

The principal of a midwestern public high school participated in a Reddit "Ask me almost anything" last week, offering insight into the nature of his ...

School: Surveillance Video Showed Horseplay, Not Bullying

Posted 11.16.2012 | Education

San Antonio mother Mary Ross is looking into legal action against Judson High School after her freshman son was hospitalized following what she calls ...

Office Of Civil Rights To Investigate Missouri High School's Offensive 'Senior List'

Posted 11.05.2012 | Education

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights will investigate a complaint leveled by a parent regarding Ladue Horton Watkins High Schoo...

Pigtail Power!

Posted 11.02.2012 | Teen

Fifteen-year-old Maisie Kate Miller has been picked on by bullies before, and she didn't let it get to her. But when a tormenter at school made fun of...

When Do Jokes Become Bullying?

| Posted 10.24.2012 | Teen

By Stephanie Kuehnert In fifth grade there was this girl, Paulette,* who was short and round, like a kickball, and really blonde and pale --practic...

The Long-term Effects of Bullying

Kayley Kravitz | Posted 12.18.2012 | Impact
Kayley Kravitz

There is no easy solution for the bullying problem. My personal bullying could have been less severe if my teachers had simply spoken up and let my tormenters know that their actions would not be tolerated. It's not a solution but it's a start.

Christian Group Protests Anti-Bullying Day At Schools, Claims It Promotes Homosexual Agenda

Posted 10.15.2012 | Education

A conservative evangelical group is encouraging parents to boycott “Mix It Up at Lunch Day” on Oct. 30 by keeping their children home from school....

Teen Attacked By Bullies Just Before Giving Television Interview About Bullying

Posted 10.10.2012 | Education

Preston Deener, a sophomore at Brunswick High School in Maryland, was the victim of a bullying attack just as he was preparing for an on-camera interv...