One teenager died after being stabbed near an Oshawa school Tuesday afternoon, while a second teen was seriously injured Tuesday night after being stabbed near a Mississauga elementary school.
Durham police said an ongoing dispute between two Oshawa teens sparked the fight that ended with a 16-year-old boy being stabbed to death in front of a crowd of students at a bus shelter Tuesday afternoon.
The victim, identified by friends as Mike McDonald, got into a fight with a fellow student from Monsignor Paul Dwyer Catholic High School while they waited for the ...
A gay teenager in New York wins $50,000 from a school district that failed to stop taunts about his sexual orientation. The Justice Department investigates complaints that administrators ignored racial bullying in a Philadelphia school.
And in Massachusetts, a 15-year-old girl hangs herself after she is mercilessly harassed for months — taunting and threats that school administrators knew about but did not stop.
Now, with nine students charged in the bullying of Phoebe Prince, who hanged herself at her family's home in January, questions have arisen about how accountable school officials should be for stopping bullying.
Barbara Coloroso, a nationally known anti-bullying consultant, ...
There are ways to prevent or mitigate the damage bullying can do to a child, experts stressed after nine Massachusetts teens were charged with harassment in the suicide of a 15-year-old.
"Adults can have better control if they know what to ask a child and how to ask it," said Barbara Coloroso, who has written best-sellers on parenting and how to have a healthier schooling experience.
Phoebe Prince hanged herself in her family's second-floor apartment in South Hadley in northwest Massachusetts in January, Northwestern District Attorney Elizabeth D. Scheibel said. The teen had ...
"Life is a journey, not a destination."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
It's a struggle.
Chances are, it will always be a struggle.
I'm talking about the image we have of ourselves, of our bodies. No magic pills or potions can change who we are. The more readily we accept this, the easier it is to free ourselves from the chains that bind us to unreasonable expectations.
I am a personal trainer. This is a fairly new career for me. I have done other things in life. I have crossed paths with many people over the years. Pretty much everyone that I have met has struggled ...
Nine teens have been charged in the “unrelenting” bullying of a teenage girl from Ireland who killed herself after being raped and enduring months of torment by classmates in person and online, a prosecutor said Monday.
Northwestern District Attorney Elizabeth Scheibel said 15-year-old Phoebe Prince was stalked and harassed nearly constantly from September until she killed herself Jan. 14. The freshman had recently moved to South Hadley in western Massachusetts from Ireland.
“The investigation revealed relentless activities directed toward Phoebe to make it impossible for her to stay at school. The bullying for her was intolerable,” Ms. Scheibel said.
Six teens — four ...
Cops are investigating whether cyberbullies contributed to the suicide of a Long Island teen with nasty messages posted online after her death.
Alexis Pilkington, 17, a West Islip soccer star, took her own life Sunday following vicious taunts on social networking sites - which persisted postmortem on Internet tribute pages, worsening the grief of her family and friends.
"Investigators are monitoring the postings and will take action if any communication is determined to be of a criminal nature," Suffolk County Deputy Chief of Detectives Frank Stallone said yesterday.
Alexis' parents downplayed the Internet role, ...
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