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April 20th, 2011

Families need an 'online-use plan'
LOS ANGELES - The social-media world is where many children and teens today spend much of their time. That means moms and dads have to develop a different parenting game plan than their own parents used, a report by pediatricians says.

What factors influence bystanders of bullying to intervene? AboutKidsHealth reports
A study by Jenny Isaacs and Rona Milch Novick, reported at the recent Society for Research in Child Development conference in Montreal, examined the factors that might influence bystanders to help their bullied peers.

8th grader forced to leave school after sexual assault and intimidation
A 14-year-old girl has been forced to move from her home and change schools after being threatened and bullied by students at Southwest Middle School in Gastonia.Amanda May of Gastonia said her daughter moved to her stepfather’s home in another area of Gaston County this week to attend another middle school after an incident she says took place on April 7 at Southwest Middle.

Indiana Girls Charged in Sexual Attack on 17-Year-Old Boy
VALPARAISO, Ind. -- A 16-year-old northern Indiana girl has been charged as an adult with four felonies and a 14-year-old has admitted juvenile charges of battery and confinement in connection with an attack on a 17-year-old special needs boy.

Ex private school pupil wins bullying case
A former student, who said she woke up every day at the age of 12 wishing she was dead, has won her bullying case against a Sydney private girls' school.

School Principal Cyberbullied With Raunchy Facebook Page
SULTAN, Wash. -- Authorities are investigating a case of cyberbullying at Sultan Middle School in which the school principal was the victim.
Briganti said she never used social networking sites such as Facebook or MySpace and was surprised when school staff told her a raunchy Facebook page using her name had been created.



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