Bullying Claims the Life of an 11-Year-Old Cancer Survivor

As a very young child, merely 3 years of age, Bethany Thompson has been diagnosed with brain cancer, what must have been devastating news for the family. But they have all battled through radiation therapy, and, in 2008, the child has been proclaimed a cancer survivor and cancer-free. She has overcome the worst that could ever happen to someone so young, […]

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Policies on Bullying in the United States Jurisdiction

The rising epidemic of bullying in public schools across the United States has caused state legislature to present much needed policies on bullying and laws against these actions. Anti-bullying legislation focuses on national and state jurisdiction directed at preventing and stopping bullying among students. In 1999, the first states began to legally define bullying and create policies to stop it. […]

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Bullying In The USA

Bullying in the USA has been a big problem for a long time now. Though people of all ages can be bullied it most often happens to school aged children. Over the years the problem has grown in elementary, middle and high schools throughout America. Parents and school officials in most states have come together to try and stop bullying, […]

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The Rabbit and The Bear-The Paws of Federal Laws, Is It Really Fair?

No parent or teacher wants to hear that their child/student or a child they know is a victim of bullying, harassment or abuse. Worse yet, that their child IS the bully doing harm to other children, family or friends. It is a known fact, that if bullying is not addressed in the home and at school, the abuse will escalate. […]

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How Many Kids Get Bullied a Year?

Many parents, teachers and advocacy groups are starting to take a greater interest in bullying. This has helped many people develop an idea of how many kids get bullied a year. This is a worthwhile consideration for many to keep in mind, because it could affect how schools react to this phenomenon. Some parents will naturally be interested in learning […]

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