West Hartford Schools Sued Over Alleged Sexual AssaultsThe family of an autistic student claim officials at King Philip Middle School failed to prevent attacks against the boy, even as the attacks escalated to sexual assaults.
Study: Cyberbullying Less Harmful Than In-Person HarassmentCyberbullying and online-only harassment are no more emotionally harmful to children than in-person bullying, with digital bullying lasting less time and not involving one’s peers.
1,431 Bullying Incidents Reported In First Year Of New LawIn the first year when state law requires school districts to report bullying, 1,431 incidents have been documented in Connecticut.
Keidel: Incognito Can't Defeat The Civilized World With Uncivilized BehaviorWe should be disgusted by anyone who condones Incognito, excuses Incognito or ignores Incognito. We should be disgusted by anyone who blames Martin, teases Martin or trivializes Martin.
Torrington Tightens Social Media Rules For Student Athletes Online taunting in a statutory rape case involving Torrington High School football players has prompted city officials to draft new social media rules for student athletes.
Stop Bullying: What Can Be Done From HomeBullying is one of the most serious issues facing our kids today. While incidences of bullying have escalated in schools and on the playground, here are some tips that you can implement from home to help keep your child safe.
Commission Questions Schools' Compliance With Anti-Bullying Law Officials with the state Commission on Children are questioning whether local school districts are fully complying with a 2011 state anti-bullying law.
Torrington May Update Bullying Policy After Online Taunting Of Rape VictimsTorrington officials are looking at updating the school system's bullying policy after two teenage girls were taunted online over the arrests of four high school football players on statutory rape charges.
Talking To Your Kids About BullyingBeing the victim of a relentless bully can be a distraction and even a danger to kids. As a parent, it is important to recognize the signs of bullying, know how to talk to your children about bullies and establish an appropriate reaction to a bully situation.
School Bullying Conference At State Capitol Students who have been targeted by bullies will be among the speakers at a Connecticut conference on identifying and preventing the abusive behavior.
Sixth Arrest in West Hartford ShootingThe latest person to be taken into custody is underage, so his name can not be released.
Former Miss Porter's Student Drops Bullying SuitAttorneys for Miss Porter's School in Farmington and former student Tatum Bass say they have resolved her lawsuit against the prep school over alleged bullying.