Articles Tagged with bullying

Are Schools Liable When Bullied Teens Commit Suicide?

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An estimated 16 percent of high school students have considered, planned, or attempted suicide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Unfortunately, many teens who contemplate or commit suicide are victims of bullying by their peers. In 2007, Stephen Patton, 13, ended his own life with a single gunshot to the head. As… Read more »

Natalia Kills Defends ‘X Factor’ Bullying [Video]

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Following an episode of The X Factor New Zealand that labeled Natalia Kills a bully and resulted in both Natalia and husband Willy Moon being kicked off the show, Ms. Kills has come forward to defend her tirade made to contestant Joe Irvine. Natalia took the opportunity to speak out in her defense, after she… Read more »

Bullied Kid Finally Fights Back, Revenge On Bully Goes Viral [Video]

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Warning: Video contains explicit language that may be offensive to some viewers. Bullying continues to be a major problem in schools all around the world. However, one bullied kid recently reached his breaking point and decided to fight back. Now, his display of courage has gone viral. On Friday, March 13, a short clip of… Read more »

Kids Read Mean Tweets — It’s Not As Funny As When Barack Obama Does It

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When Barack Obama reads mean tweets about himself, it’s funny, political, and a demonstration of his sense of humor and humility. When school-aged kids read mean tweets about themselves, it’s sad, painful, and a campaign against bullying. Canadian Safe Schools is using an Indiegogo fund to support their newest battle against bullying. It’s a short… Read more »

Outrage Continues In Suicide Death of 12 Year Old

12 year old Ronin Shimizu

In the week since 12-year-old Ronin Shimizu committed suicide, outrage has intensified against the bullying that catalyzed the young boy’s tragic decision. Shimizu had been bullied for years. He enjoyed fashion and cheerleading and local kids, but kids at his Folsom, California school relentlessly teased him until his parents eventually pulled him from the school…. Read more »

Alex From Target To Quit Twitter?

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Two weeks ago, Alex from Target officially owned the entire internet. Today, he is bombarded with death threats from trolls lurking on social media. His sudden fame earned him half a million followers on Twitter and a prime spot on Ellen, but as the hype for Alex sizzles, he quickly realizes that there is a… Read more »

Sayreville Hazing: Seven Students Arrested Amid Sexual Abuse Scandal

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The Sayreville hazing case has stunned a New Jersey community. Last week, Sayreville War Memorial High School officials announced that the football season was cancelled, and the team would forfeit all remaining games. Days later, seven football players were arrested on numerous charges, including aggravated sexual assault. Although the incidents are being characterized as hazing,… Read more »