March 28th, 2011
March 28, 2011: Internet bullying message spreads
Alye Pollock is a 13-year-old Westport eighth-grader who lives with her father part-time in Cheshire. Last week, Alye made a video and posted it on YouTube. Since then, her message has attracted more than 2,500 views and media attention.
Nickelodeon launches anti-bullying campaign
The popular children's television network will begin an on-air public service campaign Monday featuring some of its stars offering advice on what young people should do when confronted with hostile texts, emails or Facebook posts.
Arkansas legislature passed bill requiring anti-bullying policy in every school district
The Arkansas house has given final passage to a bill that would require school districts to enact anti-bullying policies that take Facebook and other electronic forums into consideration. The anti-bullying policies bill passed the Senate 34-0 and it cleared the house Monday on a 68-18 vote.
Trial Over Bullying At La Jolla School Under Way
SAN DIEGO -- Jury selection began on Monday in a civil trial against an exclusive private school in La Jolla over accusations of bullying incidents.
Barbara Bagby's parents were paying more than $20,000 a year in tuition for her to attend the prestigious La Jolla Country Day School, but Babgy, an athlete and cheerleader, said she dreaded going to school.