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Louisiana School Chiefs Worry about Bullying Rules

The president of the Louisiana Association of School Superintendents says a rewritten statewide ban on bullying is an "administrative nightmare" for public schools.

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Bullying in N.J. Schools Spikes

New Jersey public school students endured 12,024 instances of bullying, harassment and intimidation last school year, according to a report released Tuesday by the Department of Education that offers the most detailed portrait to date of how and why students are tormented in the classroom.

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Brutal Hazing Ritual Leads to Arrests, Protests at LA School

A high school soccer team in California has come under fire after allegations that new players were sexually assaulted with a javelin-like poles during out-of-control hazing rituals, authorities say.

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Schools in Texas District Take on Bullying Online

A central Texas school district is making an extra effort to stop bullying.

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Iowa Schools to Track Bullying on Database

Iowa public schools have a new tool to report and track bullying incidents in detail as they happen throughout the year.

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School Bullies Prey on Children with Autism

Connie Anderson didn’t know what was bothering her 17-year-old son, a Baltimore-area high school senior with Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism. He was usually a diligent student, but his grades began to plummet.

“He was starting to go downhill fast,” Ms. Anderson said. “His grades were crashing, and he wasn’t able to focus.”

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Schools Looking to End Bullying in N.C. School District

Gaston County Schools wants to start a chain reaction of caring one student at a time.

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Unsung Heroes

Guidance counselors, sometimes underappreciated in difficult budgetary times, are feeling more respect in their quest to combat bullying.

Bullying on the Big Screen

Lee Hirsch, director of the film Bully, talks about the difficulty administrators face in changing school climate.

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