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John Reed's death lead to a demand from many in the community that the Kerens Independent School District do more to address the issue of bullying in the schools. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Parents: Kerens ISD Won’t Address Bullying

Family and friends of a eighth grader who committed suicide say he was bullied.

05/11/2014

The Mothers Opposing Bullying Foundation joins up at a Dallas park for a walk-a-thon. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Mothers Opposing Bullying Hosts Dallas Walk-A-Thon

The Mothers Opposing Bullying Foundation held a walk-a-thon at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Anderson Bonner Park Trails in Dallas to raise funds for the launch of a 1-800 bullying hotline.

04/26/2014

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Dallas 8th Grader Wins National Anti-Bullying Commercial Contest

What started out as a school assignment in her 8th grade film class has now been viewed on YouTube more than 37,000 times. Bush choose a topic for her video that’s personal – one that affects her and all her friends. She picked bullying.

CBS 11–03/13/2014

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Electronic Gear Stolen From Anti-Bullying Group

A group that puts on anti-bullying programs at schools across the nation may now have its mission in jeopardy after thieves apparently stole a trailer filled with electronic gear.

02/24/2014

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What’s Next For Fort Worth Councilman Burns?

He made headlines in 2010 for his speech about bullying. And on Tuesday, Fort Worth councilman Joel Burns gave another tearful speech to say that he was stepping down.

02/12/2014

Fort Worth City Councilman prepares to leave for Washington, D.C. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns Resigning

He burst into the national spotlight 2010 after giving an emotional speech letting homosexual teens who are victims of bullying know “it gets better.” Tuesday night Joel Burns announced that he is resigning from the Fort Worth City Council.

CBSDFW.COM–02/11/2014

Empty school desks sit on a lawn. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Families Dealing With Severe Bullying, Threats

With just days before Thanksgiving they aren’t swapping holiday recipes, instead they are tackling the very real issue of bullying within the Alvarado ISD.

11/26/2013

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Students Accused Of Bullying & Beating Disabled Teen

Jacob Cramer is shy and won’t talk much these days. He sits on the couch at home, because he’s scared to leave his house. He finally told his mother how two students cornered him in the locker room and beat him up.

CBS 11–11/19/2013

Students at a graduation ceremony. (credit: China Photos/Getty Images)

School Allows Yearbook Photo Of Transgender Teen In Tuxedo

A civil rights organization says a school district in Houston will allow a photo of a transgender student in a tuxedo to appear in the teen’s school yearbook.

11/15/2013

Richie Incognito (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

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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Plano Teen Arrested For Bullying Disabled Student

Plano police say they’ve arrested a teenager for bullying a developmentally disabled student who received such online messages as “kill urself.”

10/30/2013

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After Bullying Claim, School Spirit & Coach Support For Aledo

In the wake of a controversial high school football game, signs of school spirit and coach support are cropping up in the city of Aledo.

10/24/2013

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