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West Hartford Schools Sued Over Alleged Sexual Assaults

The 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.

06/07/2015

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Study: Cyberbullying Less Harmful Than In-Person Harassment

Cyberbullying 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.

06/04/2015

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1,431 Bullying Incidents Reported In First Year Of New Law

In the first year when state law requires school districts to report bullying, 1,431 incidents have been documented in Connecticut.

01/20/2014

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Keidel: Incognito Can’t Defeat The Civilized World With Uncivilized Behavior

We 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.

11/06/2013

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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.

08/21/2013

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Stop Bullying: What Can Be Done From Home

Bullying 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.

08/15/2013

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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.

05/27/2013

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Torrington May Update Bullying Policy After Online Taunting Of Rape Victims

Torrington 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.

04/04/2013

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Talking To Your Kids About Bullying

Being 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.

08/01/2012

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.

08/10/2011

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