Tag Archives: Bullying in USA

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Violence and Teen Depression

The presence of violence among teens is a growing concern, particularly with the frequency of school shootings across America. Whether it is homicide or suicide, an adolescent’s violent behavior is often linked to mental illness. Learn more on Violence and Teen Depression Now! It is common to see a relationship between anger and depression. An adolescent

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Friends For Change: Disney Addresses Bullying

Ah, the golden rule: “Treat others the way you wish to be treated.” Lately, this message seems to be falling on deaf ears. Each year, bullying spreads like wildfire and there are increases in cases, deaths and suicides. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics’ 2013 report, nearly one in three students said they

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Lizzie Velasquez and Bullying

Lizzie Velasquez ‘s Struggle Against Her Bullies Bullying between teen girls is prevalent and growing every day, states the Michigan State University School of Journalism. In between teen girls, bullying behavior is more “silent” and insidious. If the girl being bullied tries to speak up, her bullies retaliate against her or she may not be believed.

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The Disturbing Percentage of People Bullied in America

Bullying has become quite common among today’s children and teens. Locations like schools and also online make up the majority of the percentage of people bullied. Due to the different types of bullying, these numbers show that almost half of all children and teens have been victim or watched a bullying incident occur. That is

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Interesting Workplace Bullying Cases

A female working for a law school admits that she has been bullied extensively by her boss. To begin with, the boss never liked her from the get go, which makes one wonder why she hired her in the first place. She would be yelled at in front of her coworkers, causing her a great

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Should Serial Bullies in the U.S.A be Banned from School?

In a ruling that many would say defies reason and common sense, a Florida appeals court judge rules that a child cannot be banned from public school for causing serious physical harm to another child. The reason for this, as cited by the judge and the superintendent of the school in question, is that the

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Bullying in the Workplace in Ireland

Tragic incidents Of  Bullying in the Workplace in Ireland this year pushed the subject of bullying into the newspaper and TV headlines. This year, March 3-10 was designated Anti-Bullying Week. The ISPCC created Anti-Bullying Awareness Week to highlight the issue by discussing proper solutions to the egregious problem that is affecting children, parents, teachers, elderly and

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