May 11th, 2011
CO lawmakers near agreement on anti-bullying bill
DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers have struck a tentative agreement on an anti-bullying measure that could prompt more school uniforms across the state. The bullying measure mostly just enables the state to accept donations to start working on statewide anti-bullying efforts. But the bill does require that school dress codes promote "uniformity of dress:"
Teen bully accused of shooting small child in eye; child could lose eye
PONTIAC — An eight-year-old may go blind in one eye and the teen accused of shooting him point blank with a pellet gun is being held at Oakland County Children's Village on a felony. The teen was with five other juveniles and they were bullying some kids in the neighborhood, Troy said.
Alleged bully dad found not guilty
His actions were "highly inappropriate," but a Kamloops dad didn't break any laws when he scolded a group of supposed bullies in 2009 who he believed had been picking on his son.
Call for repeat school bullies to go to jail
Repeat, violent bullies in secondary schools should be given prison terms, according to the president of the Secondary School Principals' Association. Bullying in New Zealand secondary school yards is getting worse and has increased by 23% over the past seven years.
Williamson County teacher accused of sexting with student
A female Vista Ridge High School teacher is accused of sexting with a 15-year-old student. Renli Reynolds Montoya, 36, is charged with improper relationship between and educator and a student. Monday detectives met with a male student at the high school.
Roswell teen charged in 'sexting' case
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - Roswell Police have arrested and charged a 14-year-old high school freshman in an alleged "sexting" case. The Goddard High School student is accused of posting nude photos of a classmate he was dating on Facebook after she refused to have sex with him.