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University of Central Florida fraternity members accused of posting revenge porn on Facebook

<b>(CNN) —</b> An Arizona student has filed a lawsuit against a fraternity and several of its members, alleging that some of its brothers shared nonconsensual intimate video and photos of her and other women on a private Facebook group.<p>According to the complaint filed in a Florida district court on …

Crime

In New Hampshire, An Unlikely Team Tries To Reduce Gun Suicides

Most gun deaths in this country are suicides.<p>And suicide rates are rising in nearly every state, according to the Centers for Disease Control and …

Mental Health

Colorado Gun Shops Work Together To Prevent Suicides

It's ladies night at the Centennial Gun Club in a suburb of Denver. More than 80 women are here for safety instruction and target practice.<p>Tonight the club is offering more than shooting, though. The women rotate through the firing range, and in another large room, they hear a sobering presentation …

Guns

Colorado Board of Education debates what to teach fourth-graders about guns

Could Colorado’s standards for health lessons for its fourth-graders be biased against guns?That’s what some members of the Colorado State Board of …

Education

Bigoted Parents Support Students Who Cyberbullied Gay Teacher So Badly She Had to Take Mental Health Leave

"It's not hate speech to say what we believe."She never discussed her sexuality with her students – although there is no reason why she should not …

LGBTQI

Suicidal Ideation Among Students – A Growing Problem That Needs Serious Attention

The number of children hospitalised for thinking about suicide — known as suicidal ideation — and attempting suicide has more than doubled in the …

Mental Health

Suicide rates are up 30 percent since 1999

Centers for Disease Control

Suicide Fact

“Suicide rates have increased in nearly every state over the last two decades, and half of the states have seen suicide rates go up more than 30 …

Mental Health

A crisis in masculinity among young boys is driving them to carry out school shootings, study finds

These boys often struggled to live up to perceived masculine ideals, developing strong grudges against their peers and teachers.<p>Boys who carry out …

More Than 100 Students Rally In Support Of Bullied Gay Classmate

The rally was "a statement of unity and respect" at Maine's York High School.<p>More than 100 students at a Maine high school rallied this week in support of a classmate who says he’s been subjected to intense bullying on campus because he’s gay.<p>Garrett McCann, who attends York High School in York, …

High School

Muslim Children Twice As Likely to Be Bullied, New Report Finds

Incidents of bullying against Muslim students, from hijab pulling to cyberbullying, have climbed, according to a 2017 school bullying report by the …

Here's How To Prevent The Next School Shooting, Experts Say

After Parkland, there have been many calls to make schools a "harder target" — for example, by arming teachers. But there's a decent amount of research out there on what actually makes schools safer, and most of it doesn't point to more guns.<p>On the Friday after the deadly shootings at Marjory …

Guns

Michigan Kindergartener Was Sodomized and Photographed Nude by Classmates: Lawsuit

A federal lawsuit naming school officials in a Michigan small town claims a group of five-year-olds repeatedly touched, sodomized, and photographed …

Bullying Based on Stigma May Be Especially Damaging

New research shows that bullying based on stigma due to race, sexual orientation, gender, or some other characteristic, is especially harmful to the …

Mental Health

New study on bullying based on sexual orientation and gender identity in schools in Tamil Nadu, India

Ensuring that all students have access to safe and inclusive learning environments is a priority for UNESCO, hence its work towards eliminating …

Policy on bullying eyed after 12-year-old hangs himself

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. — A month has passed since a 12-year-old boy hanged himself after being bullied at school in Mississippi.<p>While Andy Leach’s family …

Discipline numbers for school bullying vary by district

5 Investigates examined three years of state data to take stock of the state of bullying in Massachusetts schools. We found that, overall, the number …

DCU and UNESCO establish partnership to tackle bullying in schools and online

A major international project to tackle bullying is being established at Dublin City University.<p>The partnership between DCU and UNESCO will look at …

After Santa Fe School Shooting, Texas Town Grapples With Bullying

Accused attackers have had a history of being bullied in 17 out of 33 school-shooting cases since 1990, though clear link remains in question<p>SANTA FE, Texas—As this grieving town searches for answers about a mass shooting by a 17-year-old student, an emotional and divisive debate has emerged over …

Santa Fe

GOP Congresswoman Links School Shootings To Violent Movies, Bullying & ... Porn?

Republican Rep. Diane Black is concerned about school shootings and the reasons behind this epidemic. One thing that separates the Tennessee …

Guns

LeBron James breaks 'Zero Dark 23' with anti-bullying PSA

It’s a postseason of firsts for LeBron James.<p>After being down 2-1 in a first-round series for the first time, LeBron added another first to list by breaking his annual social media blackout, Zero Dark 23, for the first time since its installment in 2012.<p>James ended the blackout for a noteworthy …

Lebron James

Early puberty in girls tied to bullying in school

(Reuters Health) - Girls who go through puberty early may be more likely than peers who mature later to be involved in bullying at school - either as victims or perpetrators, a recent study suggests.<p>The researchers examined data on puberty timing and any experiences with bullying among 227,443 teen …

Victims of bullying unite in 'Avengers: Infinity War' photo project

Sometimes a kid needs to feel like a superhero.<p>Inspired by <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, photographer Josh Rossi created a new project that turned kids who …

Parkland gunman's brother wants to end bullying - CNN Video

The brother of the gunman who killed 17 people at a Florida high school says he wants to dedicate himself to ending bullying, and that he believes bullying contributed to his brother's actions. CNN's Polo Sandoval reports.

School bullying to be tracked by new system

<b>A new way of monitoring and recording bullying in Scottish schools will be introduced this autumn.</b><p>The government hopes it will make it easier for teachers to act "quickly and effectively" to address the problem.<p>The updated guidance, which will be issued to all schools and councils, will set out how …

Bullying

Cyber-bullying relatively rare, says study

<b>Cyber-bullying is far less common than "traditional" face-to-face bullying, according to an academic survey of more than 120,000 English 15-year-olds.</b><p>While 30% reported regular bullying of some form, just 3% said it happened both on and offline.<p>Fewer than 1% said that the regular bullying they …

Cyberbullying

Grieving mothers pushed for Alabama schools' bullying rules

A new law expands the prohibition on bullying to cover incidents online and away from campuses.

Grieving

Education Isn't the Key to a Good Income

A growing body of research debunks the idea that school quality is the main determinant of economic mobility.<p>One of the most commonly taught stories American schoolchildren learn is that of Ragged Dick, Horatio Alger’s 19th-century tale of a poor, ambitious teenaged boy in New York City who works …

Income Inequality

U.S. college tuition is the highest in the world

Higher education costs in this country are out of control<p>The price of a college degree is more expensive in America than anywhere else in the world, according to a new report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. The OECD looked at public and private college costs in its …