bullying in schools
Last week, when a video of a child who fought back against his bully went viral, the victim, 16-year-old Casey Heynes, became an instant hero and was applauded for his courage. Richard Gale, 12, was captured on camera outside of the boys' hig...Last week, when a video of a child who fought back against his bully went viral, the victim, 16-year-old Casey Heynes, became an instant hero and was applauded for his courage. This morning, Gale appeared on the "Today" show, claiming there is more to the story than what the video shows.
After years of enduring anti-gay harassment at school, Seth Walsh, 13, hanged himself from a plum tree in his family's back yard. For years, Seth's mother, Wendy Walsh, tried to get Tehachapi, Calif., school district officials to do something ...A mother reads her son's suicide note and describes the unbearable harassment at school that contributed to his death.
Do you want your kid to defend himself with more than just words? Credit: Getty ImagesSylvia Mojica, a worried mother in Hartford, Conn., reportedly gave her 12-year-old son weapons to fight bullies. The weapons were not of the verbal variety....
With a portrait on the side table of Sladjana Vidovic, who committed suicide in 2008, her mother Celija, left, father Dragan, and sister Suzana, talk about their loss in their home in Mentor, Ohio. Credit: Amy Sancetta/APMENTOR, Ohio (AP) - Teac...Teachers and administrators confronting the issue of four bullied students who died by their own hands must get involved to end bullying, an attorney for grieving families said Monday.
Jesse James and Sandra Bullock in happier times. Credit: Rich Schmitt, AFP / Getty ImagesTwo recent news stories offer a lesson in playing the blame game: Whether the story is about bullies or Sandra Bullock, don't put the fault on the victi...
There are few things sweeter than the sound of children romping at recess -- the laughs and shouts and excited whoops of kids just having fun. But for those children who are left on the sidelines and shunned by their peers, the playground can be a sa...
Once upon a time, there was a book nerd tween with bad teeth and hair, and parents that couldn't afford to buy her the cool clothes. She switched schools in the 7th grade and found herself totally ostracized by her new classmates. No matter how hard ...
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