When people talk about bullying, most assume that it is happening to kids in a school environment. But bullying among adults in the workplace is a common problem as well.
The anti-bullying edict, House Bill 1942, requires schools to try to prevent bullying and to intervene if and when harassment occurs. But can the law stop bullying and what exactly protects your child?
Fort Worth Councilman Joel Burns shares his personal story about overcoming bullying.
The issue of bullying hits very close to home for Fort Worth City Council member Joel Burns. He experienced bullying, but rose to online fame with his ‘It Gets Better’ video.
Christopher Parish is a North Texas native and CBS 11 News viewer who, after seeing that the station was devoting a week to bullying awareness, wanted to share his story.
Experts say that bullying is a growing trend. In fact, government statistics now show that one in four kids in the United States are bullied on a regular basis.
Montana Lance hanged himself more than two years ago after being bullied at school. Since then, his parents have taken a stand against bullying, hoping that other families do not face the same fate.
A teacher in Washington was suspended again, months after a bullying incident was caught by a student’s cell phone camera.
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.
Sad days at school are now being linked to illness later in life. As it turns out, those bullies who made your childhood so miserable may also be impacting your health decades later.
There are many warning signs that may indicate that someone is affected by bullying — either being bullied or bullying others. Recognizing the warning signs is an important first step in taking action against bullying.
How you respond can make an impact on bullying over time. Find out what you can do to stop it on the spot and support the kids involved.