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New York Passes Bill Organizing Panel of Experts to Stop Cyberbullying

Earlier this summer, a bill was passed by New York lawmakers to establish a cohort to study cyberbullying in the state. The nine-member task force includes experts from the fields of child psychology, mental health, technology, among others, to combat online bullying. The goal of the group is to study cyberbullying among teens and identify solutions [...]

2021-07-19T15:20:46-05:00By |Categories: School Bullying|Comments Off on New York Passes Bill Organizing Panel of Experts to Stop Cyberbullying

Settlement Reached for Boy who Killed Himself After Being Bullied 

The family of an 8-year-old boy who took his life after being bullied at school has reached a settlement with the school district. The boy had been repeatedly bullied by classmates at his Ohio elementary school, leading to his suicide in 2017. The $3 million settlement also includes regular monitoring of the school’s anti-bullying plan and [...]

2021-07-06T09:36:52-05:00By |Categories: School Bullying|Tags: |Comments Off on Settlement Reached for Boy who Killed Himself After Being Bullied 

Recognizing Warning Signs May Help Stop Cyberbullying

With online schooling becoming the “new normal” over the past year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, cyberbullying has dramatically increased among students. The shift from traditional classroom settings to remote learning can make it easier for bullies to target victims. Cyberbullying can have devastating consequences for its victims, including physical and mental injuries, or even death [...]

2021-02-08T09:11:10-06:00By |Categories: School Bullying|Comments Off on Recognizing Warning Signs May Help Stop Cyberbullying

Anonymous Reporting App Aims to Stop School Bullying

School bullying can seriously impact a student’s safety. Victims and witnesses to the bullying may be fearful of the bully, and may be reluctant to report the incident. However, a mobile app called STOPit enables students and parents to report bullying without revealing their identity. The app is a two-way messaging system where students can message [...]

2021-09-13T18:51:01-05:00By |Categories: School Bullying|Comments Off on Anonymous Reporting App Aims to Stop School Bullying

New Technology Aims to Stop Cyberbullying

A 20-year old Harvard student was recently named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 social impact list. Her contributions to stop cyberbullying led her to the honor. The first-generation Indian immigrant was the victim of cyberbullying herself, which prompted her to create a new technology called ReThink. The program is designed to detect hurtful messages drafted online [...]

2020-12-22T12:13:51-06:00By |Categories: School Bullying|Comments Off on New Technology Aims to Stop Cyberbullying