March 24th, 2011
Connecticut legislative committee passes bill to toughen bullying law
HARTFORD — A bill to strengthen the state law against bullying in school, including bullying over the Internet, passed the General Assembly’s Education Committee Wednesday.
Parent sues JCPS over bullying on bus
LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB Fox 41) -- A parent has filed a lawsuit against JCPS over her child being bullied on the bus.Deborah Sanders says her 8-year-old daughter, a student at Gilmore Lane Elementary, was bullied on the bus and suffered a broken arm and other injuries.
Online High Schools Helping Students Avoid School Bullying
While families who experience issues with bullying may have education alternatives, sending their child to a school out of district, paying tuition for a private school, or waiting for an opening at a charter school may not be practical.
Alleged bullying has mom worried
Stacy Twist is concerned about her son’s safety at school after she said he was attacked and given a concussion at Pickett-Center School. Her son, Bryson Malm, 7, is autistic and Twist said an altercation began on the playground on March 9 when it was time for the children to go in from recess.
YouTube offers medium for bullying horrors
This week, in Ceres, Calif., a tipster informed the police of a video that had been posted to YouTube that deserved the attention of the law. In the video, the camera operator captures a brawl between two young men, but they are not the only stars.