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With Anti-Bullying Message, Metro School Campaigns For Lady Gaga

A St. Paul charter school has been busy campaigning to get Lady Gaga to visit and experience their anti-bullying message.

02/04/2013

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Bullying Study: It Does Get Better For Gay Teens

It really does get better for gay and bisexual teens when it comes to being bullied, although young gay men have it worse than their lesbian peers, according to the first long-term scientific evidence on how the problem changes over time.

02/04/2013

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TV Anchor Responds To ‘Bullying’ Letter On Her Weight

TV can be a superficial business.

10/02/2012

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Twitter Feeds Bullied Washburn H.S. Students

A Twitter user is getting a lot of attention this week at a Minneapolis High School for all the wrong reasons after someone started a “burn book” at Washburn High School.

09/19/2012

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Bullying Resources For Parents, Kids

As kids head back to class, one of the biggest challenges some of them will face is bullying. But there are lots of resources out there for both kids and parents to help with the growing problem.

08/22/2012

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Report Urges Stronger Anti-Bullying Law In Minn.

A task force is urging Minnesota lawmakers to toughen up a state law against bullying, harassment and intimidation in schools.

08/01/2012

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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

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Edina Teen Uses Power Of Movies To Fight Bullying

Bullying in schools is an issue that keeps getting a lot of attention. One Edina teen dedicated his senior year to bully prevention and he’s taking an approach that leaves most adults out of the conversation.

06/30/2012

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A Documentary on Bullying By An Edina High Schooler

Click here to see the Facebook page which includes the trailer for Minnesota Nice?

05/29/2012

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Wis. Man Featured In Bullying Documentary Speaks In Minn.

Bullying is becoming an increasingly bigger problem in schools across Minnesota and the country.

04/28/2012

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Candlelight Vigil To Honor Bullied Iowa Teen

A candlelight vigil will be held Tuesday in Davenport in honor of a bullied Iowa teen who committed suicide.

04/23/2012

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Iowa Paper Devotes Front Page To Fighting Bullying

In a rare and forceful act of advocacy, an Iowa newspaper devoted the entire front page of its Sunday edition to an anti-bullying editorial after a gay teen committed suicide.

04/22/2012

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Family Says Bullying Pushed Iowa Boy To Suicide

The death of a 14-year-old northwest Iowa student has prompted discussion by relatives, school officials and others about the bullying that is being blamed for his suicide. The family of Kenneth Weishuhn, of Primgahr, says he was harassed at school after he told people that he was gay.

04/18/2012

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Nonprofit Group Urges Organized Games During Recess

A nonprofit group is engineering a recess revolution at schools across the country, including nine in the Twin Cities.

04/17/2012

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The Bully Project

On Friday we were joined by Lee Hirsch, the director of, “The Bully Project”. You can learn more about the documentary and the controversy over the film’s rating at their website. Also, listen to the […]

03/26/2012

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Students ‘Pleased’ With Settlement In Bullying Suit

Students and parents involved in a lawsuit against the state’s largest school district call Monday night’s settlement a turning point.

03/06/2012

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Minn. School District Settles Bullying Lawsuits

Top officials with Minnesota’s largest school are welcoming the settlement of two lawsuits over a policy that was criticized for failing to protect students from bullying.

03/05/2012

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‘Bully Summit’ Held On ‘U Of M’ Campus

Students can’t learn if they don’t feel safe. That was one of the messages at Monday’s summit on bullying.

03/05/2012

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Anoka-Henn. District Reaches Agreement On Lawsuits

The Anoka-Hennepin School board will vote Monday night on an agreement reached over lawsuits brought against the school district by six students.

03/05/2012

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St. Paul Mother Believes Daughter Is Target Of Bullying

A St. Paul mother says a bully is targeting her daughter. Karen Thornburg is now worried for her child’s life.

02/15/2012

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Students Demand Stronger Bullying Laws At The Capitol

Students against bullying rallied at the Capitol Saturday, demanding tougher laws against bullying.

02/11/2012

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Anoka-Hennepin School Board Still Struggling With Policy

The school board in Minnesota’s largest school district tried once again Monday to craft a replacement for its policy that requires teachers to stay neutral when issues of sexual orientation come up in class.

01/23/2012

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Opposition To Anoka-Hennepin Controversial Topics Policy

The teachers union in Minnesota’s largest school district urged its school board Monday night to drop a proposed policy on handling controversial topics in the classroom, saying educators should be trusted to mediate student discussions about sexual orientation and other issues.

01/10/2012

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Anoka-Hennepin Ponders New Neutrality Rules

The Anoka-Hennepin School Board is set to consider on Monday night a replacement for its policies on religion and sexual orientation in the district.

12/12/2011

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Anoka-Hennepin Teachers Optimistic About Changes

Some teachers in the Anoka-Hennepin school district say new guidelines which encourage the discussion of controversial topics in the classroom could help improve the atmosphere for gay and lesbian students.

12/08/2011

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