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March 3 2013 by Elizabeth Landau, CNN

When bullying goes high-tech

Online bullying has a lot in common with bullying in school: Both behaviors include harassment, humiliation, teasing and aggression. Cyberbullying presents unique challenges in the sense that the perpetrator can attempt to be anonymous, and attacks can happen at any time of day or night.

June 13 2012 by Adriana M. Chávez, El Paso Times

El Paso gay teen commits suicide after being bullied

Brandon Elizares, an openly gay sophomore at Andress High School, never got used to the taunts and teasing he endured since coming out in 2010.

May 10 2011 by Joel Hood, Chicago Tribune

Teachers need to be more visible

The threat of violence is a disruptive force in many Chicago schools, but a new report suggests that schools in even the most crime-ridden neighborhoods can foster safe environments.

October 18 2010 by Jill Smolowe, People Magazine

I Was Bullied Because ...

Seven Teenagers Share Their Stories of Humiliation and Abuse-And How They Survived the Torment

October 2 2010 by John Schwartz, New York Times

Bullying, Suicide, Punishment

Tyler Clementi may have died from exposure in cyberspace.

April 11 2010 by Lauren Daley, New Bedford Standard Times

Cruel and abusive behavior in a high-tech world prompts growing response

A few generations ago, a bully might have shoved you in the locker room, or thrown a paper airplane at your head.

April 8 2010 by Yvonne Abraham, The Boston Globe

Two deaths too many

Carl’s death should have changed everything.

April 6 2010 by Jacquielynn Floyd, The Dallas Morning News

Adults can be too far removed from the reality of bullying

"He bullied and punished me; not two or three times in the week, nor once or twice in the day, but continually."

March 5 2010 by Sue Shellenbarger, Wall Street Journal

Bullying: Declining or Just Moving Online?

Bullying seems to be on the rise in our society.