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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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Schools Grapple with Bullying

The bullying epidemic continues, even as a multi-pronged crackdown by states and educators gathers steam.

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Cuomo Signs New Law Against Cyberbullying

School districts will be required to establish protocols to curb online bullying or harassment of students under legislation signed Monday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, but "cyberbullying" won't constitute a specific criminal charge.

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Incident on School Bus, at Stop Leads to Lawsuit Against Palm Beach County School District

A high school student who was assaulted after standing up to bullies is now suing the School District of Palm Beach County (Fla.) for not upholding its own anti-bullying policy.

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Fair Lawn (N.J.) School District to Receive Anti-Bullying Funds

The Fair Lawn (N.J.) School District will receive $4,283 to assist with addressing the state’s anti-bullying law.

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Chicago Schools Moves to Crack Down on Bullying

School staff and students who see a child bullying another would be required to report it, and accusations of such behavior would have to be investigated within 10 school days under a proposed Chicago Public School Student Code of Conduct that includes a crackdown on the hot-button problem.

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Chase Wilson Education Releases a New Comprehensive Anti-Bullying Curriculum

Chase Wilson Education is pleased to announce the release of a new comprehensive Anti-Bullying Curriculum, The Building Blocks of HIB: Bullying Redefined for teachers, counselors and administrators.

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Michigan Schools Face Deadline to Adopt Anti-bullying Policies

At Farrand Elementary in Plymouth, the 45 students trained as Bully Busters take their job of eradicating bullying seriously.For some of the kids, who have been bullied themselves, it's a personal mission.

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Mexican Epithet Banned by Calif. School District

Rolando Zaragoza, 21, was 15 years old when he came to the United States, enrolled in an Oxnard school and first heard the term "Oaxaquita." Little Oaxacan, it means, and it was not used kindly.

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Parents, Students need Additional Education on Cyberbullying

Acting out of what the judge called "colossal insensitivity," former Rutgers student Dharun Ravi was sentenced to 30 days in jail on Monday for spying on and invading the privacy of his roommate.

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