Tag Archives: Bullying

Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice Journal

The Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice Journal is published four times each year and focuses on juvenile justice and school violence prevention.  It is an interdisciplinary publication with an audience that includes those in the fields of criminal justice, education, psychology, social … Continue reading

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Not Just Running the Streets: Why Some Kids Skip School

When children skip school and are referred to the juvenile delinquency system, probation officers and defense attorneys must work to identify the underlying issues triggering the truancy and attempt to hook that student up with needed services while diverting the … Continue reading

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Cyber-Threats and School

As HEA 1423 is implemented by school districts (which addresses anti-bullying policies that extend beyond school property, especially cyber-bullying), courts around the country are ruling on Free Speech challenges to such school policies.  In August 2013, the Ninth Circuit Court … Continue reading

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Anti-Bullying — Schools as Law Enforcement Investigators?

The Indiana Law Blog posted a cite to an Indiana Department of Education Anti-Bullying School Policy page.  This page illustrates the continued blurring of the line between schools and law enforcement.  Near the bottom of the page under “Legal Considerations” … Continue reading

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Anti-bullying School Policy Implementation

In an effort to comply with HEA 1423, school districts have begun passing anti-bullying policies that reach beyond the school doors. The Carmel-Clay school board passed an emergency measure on August 12, 2013, that includes acts of cyberbullying and when … Continue reading

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Cyberbullying — What to Say to Kids

As of July 1, 2013, there is new anti-bullying legislation for activities at school.  See this previous post.  Bullying activities using computers may also be criminal or delinquent acts of intimidation or harassment.  For tips on how to speak to … Continue reading

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Anti-Bullying — Federal Website

Stopbullying.gov is a website with a myriad of resources that is maintained by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  It defines bullying as “[b]ullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived … Continue reading

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