High School Students Face Criminal Charges for Bullying

Eight High School Students Face Assault Charges Related to SC Bullying Incident Eight students from Socastee High School in South Carolina were suspended, taken into custody on Wednesday, December 3rd, and now face assault charges related to a serious bullying incident that they filmed. The students, who range in age from 17 to 19, attended … [Read more...]

Two Girls Arrested in Bullying-Related Suicide

Two Florida Girls Arrested for Bullying that Led to Classmate’s Suicide Two girls have been arrested in the death of a 12-year-old Central Florida acquaintance after she reportedly committed suicide after months of severe bullying and harassment. One of the suspects is 12, and the other is 14, according to officials. Both have been charged with … [Read more...]

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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