Back to School: Parents Fight Back Against School Bullying

As August wears on into September, children and parents are gearing up for the new school year. Many websites offer safety tips for kids headed back to school, such as bus and street safety, pairing kids up in the buddy system for protection, and to beware of strangers. But there is one problem with no easy list of safety tips: how to combat school … [Read more...]

DOE Letter Rallies Against Bullying, Hints At Potential For School Liability

In this post, I wanted to expand upon my previous article on bullying by exploring bullying victim lawsuits and looking into whether a school may be liable if a student is bullied. It is rather timely considering the U.S. Department of Education just issued a "Dear Colleague letter"to school districts, colleges and universities across the … [Read more...]

Student Bullying: What Is The School’s Responsibility?

There have been numerous stories in the news recently regarding victims of bullying in schools across our nation. From CNN to the Today Show to Dr. Phil, it seems that everywhere you turn, there is a story about a victim who has been bullied by his or her fellow classmates. What is Bullying?   The Safe and Responsible Schools Project states: A … [Read more...]

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