Dayton girl bullied after donating hair to charity

Published: October 14, 2014

DAYTON - Update @ 5:20 p.m.: In a statement from National Heritage Academies, which manages Pathway School of Discovery, there was a complaint filed by a parent and the organization is now investigating.

The statement also reads that school officials will work on their value of the month, respect, by discussing appropriate behaviors towards other students.

Farmington families say school district has bullying problem

Published: August 21, 2014

FARMINGTON, N.H. Accusations of school bullying have become so serious for six Farmington families that they have hired a lawyer, saying they don't think the school has done enough.

An attorney for the families said children from the elementary school level to high school have been victimized. In one case, according to the attorney, the bully was a school administrator.

Lawyer Alfred Catalfo III said that a 10-year-old student said that an assistant principal pushed open the bathroom door and videotaped him as he sat on the toilet.

Utah Mom Makes Bully Daughter Wear Thrift Store Clothes

Published: May 20, 2013

A mom in Utah came up with a creative way to teach her daughter a lesson when she found out she was bullying a classmate.

Kaylee, 10, was teasing another student about her clothes so much that the student wanted to leave school. When Kaylee's mom, Ally, found out, she made her daughter wear outfits that she picked out at a thrift shop.

"I think now that she knows what it feels like, she doesn't want to be that person anymore because she knows how hurtful it is," the mother said.

Two girls arrested on bullying charges after suicide

Published: October 16, 2013

Florida officials have charged two girls, ages 12 and 14, with felonies for allegedly taunting and bullying another 12-year-old girl until she committed suicide.

Such criminal charges are extremely rare, although the problem of bullying and victimizing other teens is an age-old one.

Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said Tuesday that he made the arrests Monday after one of the two girls posted on Facebook as recently as Saturday that she had bullied the victim, Rebecca Sedwick of Lakeland, Fla., and didn't care that she had died.

Girl's Suicide Points to Rise in Apps Used by Cyberbullies

Published: September 13, 2013

MIAMI - The clues were buried in her bedroom. Before leaving for school on Monday morning, Rebecca Ann Sedwick had hidden her schoolbooks under a pile of clothes and left her cellphone behind, a rare lapse for a 12-year-old girl.

Rebecca Sedwick committed suicide last month after being repeatedly bullied in person and online.

Bullying Attack Leaves Boy in Coma

Published: February 8, 2013

A Pennsylvania boy is currently in a medically induced coma after a schoolyard fight with classmates who he and his family claims were bullying him.

Sixth-grader Baily O'Neil, an honors student, of Darby Township, Pa., was involved in a fight four weeks ago at the Darby Township School. He was struck several times in the face by another student; the blow fractured his nose and he fell to the ground.

More than $700,000 donated to bullied bus monitor

Published: July 21, 2012

A fundraising drive for a bus monitor bullied by middle-school students closed late on Friday with a whopping $703,873 raised for the New York grandmother.

Donations for 68-year-old Karen Klein of Greece, New York, broke records for the fundraising website after a 10-minute cellphone video of the incident topped 8.3 million views on YouTube.

The clip showed Greece Middle School students harassing and bullying Klein on the school bus until she cried.

Bullied 12-Year-Old Girl Bullied Out Of New York Public School Could Have Private School Tuition Paid For By City

Published: July 16, 2012

A 12-year-old girl who was bullied out of her Manhattan public school could end up having her private school tuition paid for by the city of New York, the New York Post reports.

A New York judge has ruled that the student, who has a learning disability, may have been deprived of her educational rights during the 2007-08 school year, when she was subject to constant torment by her classmates. According to the Post, fellow students laughed when she raised her hand and refused to touch pens or paper she had handled first.

Anderson Cooper was bullied into coming out. We should know better

Published: July 2, 2012

On Monday morning, CNN's star primetime anchor Anderson Cooper told the world, via a thoughtful email to Daily Beast columnist Andrew Sullivan, that he was gay.

"Even though my job puts me in the public eye, I have tried to maintain some level of privacy in my life. Part of that has been for purely personal reasons. I think most people want some privacy for themselves and the people they are close to," he wrote.