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3 Students Expelled Over Facebook Posts About Killing Classmates

Three students were expelled from a school in northwest Indiana, for comments they made on Facebook, about which classmates they would like to kill.

CBS 2–04/25/2012

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Bucktown School Funds Anti-Bullying Campaign With Pennies

An elementary school in Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood is really making a change in the fight against bullying.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2012

David Osama Haddad, 17, allegedly was beaten by another student at Lake Central High School in northwest Indiana. His parents claim he was bullied for a year and eventually attacked because he is of Middle Eastern descent. (Family Attorney Photo)

Parents Claim School Failed To Stop Bullying, Attack On Son

The family of a 17-year-old boy has filed a lawsuit against a northwest Indiana high school, alleging their son was taunted, bullied and brutally attacked, all because he is of Middle Eastern descent.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2011

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Family Blames Bullying In 10-Year-Old Girl’s Suicide

The family of a 10-year-old girl in east central Illinois says intense bullying caused the fifth-grader to kill herself late last week.

11/13/2011

Alexis Boundas says she was bullied regularly at her west suburban school. (CBS)

2 Investigators: District Criticized For Response To Bullying Claims

Students bullied at school find themselves forced to continue going to class with their tormentors. The family of an 11-year-old girl is taking action that could help other victims, 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.

10/24/2011

Dr. Phil On Bullying

Dr. Phil: Children Must Be Taught In New Ways To Curb Bullying

Dr. Phil McGraw said Wednesday that a change in education policy will be needed to curb the epidemic of bullying in schools.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2011

Christie Paulick, a former Grayslake North High School student, was brutally beaten by female classmates.  (CBS)

2 Investigators: Help For Students Brutally Bullied At School

There are about 160,000 students nationwide who miss school every day because they are afraid of being attacked or bullied by fellow students.

CBS 2–04/26/2011

A bullying victim talked with CBS 2 about his experiences. (CBS)

Task Force: Grade Schools On Their Response To Bullying

CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker talks with a victim of bullying, as a task force makes recommendations to state lawmakers about ways to curb incidents at schools.

04/11/2011

Teens On Computers

Parents Need To Be Wary Of Internet Dangers For Teens

We’ve all heard about stranger danger online, but a growing number of young people – particularly girls – are learning about other Internet dangers the hard way.

CBS 2–03/22/2011

Bullying

3 Mayoral Candidates Admit To Being Bullying Victims

At least half of Chicago’s mayoral candidates admit to being subject to bullying as a child.

WBBM Newsradio–01/18/2011

UIC

UIC Researcher Gets $730K Grant To Study LGBT Bullying

A researcher at the University of Illinois at Chicago has received a $730,000 grant for a four-year study of adolescents’ reasoning about bullying due to gender and sexuality.

12/18/2010

School

‘Straight Pride’ Shirts Raise Protest In St. Charles

Several students at St. Charles North High School are urging others to join them at a school board meeting next month to protest what they consider a too-lenient response in a t-shirt controversy.

11/12/2010

Northwestern University

NU President: Harassment ‘Will Not Be Tolerated’

Letter follows a spate of incidents of anti-gay bullying across the country.

10/18/2010

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