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Phoebe Prince Suicide

Either Way, A Devastating Death

Tiziana Dearing | Posted 09.17.2012 | Home
Tiziana Dearing

Even if you weren't aware of Phoebe Prince, the story probably seems all too familiar these days. You feel a little sick to your stomach. You are stunned by yet another horrible story of virulent, unchecked bullying. What is happening in our schools? Our neighborhoods?

Phoebe Prince Bullying Suicide Lawsuit Settled For $225,000

AP | Posted 12.28.2011 | Education

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. -- A lawsuit brought by the parents of Phoebe Prince, a 15-year-old Irish immigrant in Massachusetts who committed suicide after re...

'Country's Toughest Anti-bullying Law" Marks Anniversary Of Student Suicide

AP | SAMANTHA HENRY | Posted 11.23.2011 | Education

NEWARK, N.J. — Does one second-grader saying another has "cooties" rise to the level of bullying? That is just one question emerging from new le...

Bully Of Teen Who Hanged Herself: "I'm Not A Mean Person" [VIDEO]

Posted 09.10.2011 | Education

Sharon Chanon Velazquez, one of six teens charged in the Massachusetts bullying case of a 15-year-old Irish immigrant who committed suicide last Janua...

5 Teens Strike Plea Deal In Phoebe Prince Bullying Case

AP | By DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 06.27.2011 | Education

BOSTON -- Five teenagers have agreed to plead guilty to a minor charge in the bullying of a 15-year-old Massachusetts girl who later committed suicide...

Teen Strikes Plea Deal In Phoebe Prince Bullying Case

AP | By STEPHANIE REITZ | Posted 06.26.2011 | Education

HARTFORD, Conn. -- One of six teens charged in the notorious Massachusetts bullying case of a 15-year-old Irish immigrant who committed suicide has st...

There Have Always Been Bullies

Kristen Houghton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

The authorities in education seem to feel bullying is an epidemic and "indicative of the violent times in which we live." They make it sound as if bullying is some new byproduct of the 21st century. It isn't.

Bullying From the Inside Out

Carol Smaldino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Smaldino

We need to listen to our own intolerance and prejudice and to the hatred that kills through taunting. We won't learn anything about any of it unless we understand why we hate and from where it comes.

Phoebe Prince Cyberbullies Charged With Harassing Teen Who Killed Herself

Huffington Post/Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. -- Nine teens have been charged in the "unrelenting" bullying of a teenage girl from Ireland who killed herself after being raped a...

Phoebe Prince Commits Suicide Over Cyber-Bullying By Girls

True Crime Report | Pete Kotz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Her principal called her smart and charming. And a boy had just invited 15-year-old Irish immigrant Phoebe Prince to the winter cotillion, the height ...