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Newtown High School
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November 07, 2019 - 5:31 pm
Most students who committed deadly school attacks over the past decade were badly bullied, had a history of disciplinary trouble and their behavior concerned others but was never reported, according to a U.S. Secret Service study released Thursday. Read more here.
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A girl being bullied.
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Suzanne Monaghan
September 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
Approximately two kids in every classroom have food allergies, according to FARE (Food Allergy Research Education), and many children are bullied because of their food allergies.
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August 05, 2019 - 1:04 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A state report released Monday said bullying, self-harm and suicide were the most common concerns fielded during the first half-year of operation for a new threat reporting system that covers Pennsylvania schools. The 21-page report by the state attorney general's office said...
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National Liberty Museum Young Heroes program
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Hadas Kuznits
May 30, 2019 - 3:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nearly 900 students across 18 Philadelphia schools celebrated the completion of a year-long curriculum on social justice Thursday afternoon at Temple University's Liacouras Center. The National Liberty Museum Young Heroes program teaches kids how to address social...
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Aaron Nola delivers the message: "Shred Hate, Choose Kindness."
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January 23, 2019 - 2:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Kids at a Juniata elementary school heard a big-league anti-bullying message Wednesday morning — from a real big-leaguer. The auditorium at Hopkinson Elementary erupted as Phillies ace and Cy Young Award candidate Aaron Nola entered. Instead of fastballs, he delivered...
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Cherri Gregg
November 21, 2018 - 9:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The 13-year-old Wynnefield girl whose hair was set on fire by a classmate is doing well. There's been an outpouring of support. There's been an outpouring of support for Neveah Robinson. Five weeks ago, she was standing at a SEPTA stop just blocks from the Samuel...
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A New Jersey high school student's lawsuit is reigniting debate over whether an anti-bullying law restricts free speech.
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November 09, 2018 - 5:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A New Jersey high school student's lawsuit is reigniting debate over whether an anti-bullying law restricts free speech. School districts across the country have implemented anti-bullying laws to prevent the kind of...
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LGBTQ youth are at a higher risk of being bullied than their heterosexual counterparts.
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Shara Dae Howard
October 29, 2018 - 8:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — LGBTQ youth are at a higher risk of being bullied than their heterosexual counterparts. As one staff member at a local youth center told KYW Newsradio, he says he especially understands the youth walking through his office doors. Donald Jackson with the Attic Youth...
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Neveah Robinson
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Mike Dougherty
October 24, 2018 - 5:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A 13-year-old girl has returned to school after a classmate set her hair on fire in Wynnefield. Philadelphia police wanted to recognize her bravery and showed up at school on Wednesday with flowers and balloons. Neveah Robinson wasn't going to let the bully win. "...
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Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
October 23, 2018 - 4:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police are investigating an alleged bullying incident that left an eighth grade student with first-degree burns to her scalp after she says another student set her hair on fire. Neveah Robinson, 13, has been nursing burns to her scalp a week after she...
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