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The upstate New York school bus monitor who received hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations after a video of her being harassed by students went viral has decided to use some of the proceeds to start her own anti-bullying foundation.

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Korean teens bullied to deathupdated: Thu Jul 26 2012 07:21:00

Paula Hancocks talks to the mother of a 13-year-old victim about South Korea's bullied teenager suicides.

South Korea teenagers bullied to deathupdated: Thu Jul 26 2012 07:21:00

Seung-min's room has not changed in seven months. Even the bed is exactly as he made it, just hours before taking his own life. The 13-year-old was bullied at school, and he committed suicide by jumping out of his home's seventh floor window.

'Stopping bullying means liberation'updated: Wed Jun 27 2012 09:56:00

My experience with bullying began with a presidential order.

Grandma bullied on school busupdated: Wed Jun 27 2012 09:56:00

School bus monitor Karen Klein says she was bullied by students. She says she's never experienced anything like it.

Weinstein Co. will release 'Bully' unrated, refusing MPAA's R ratingupdated: Tue Mar 27 2012 10:22:00

"Bully," the controversial documentary that was handcuffed with an R rating by the MPAA, will be released in theaters as an unrated film, The Weinstein Company announced today.

'Bully' documentary fights 'R' ratingupdated: Tue Mar 27 2012 10:22:00

Kareen Wynter takes a look at "Bully," a movie which hopes to help teens if only they can get their "R" rating lowered.

Dad makes app to shut down teens' phonesupdated: Thu Mar 22 2012 18:07:00

One innovative father spends $20,000 to develop an app that blocks teens' phones in the car.

Why parents should educate their kids about techupdated: Thu Mar 22 2012 18:07:00

How young is too young for a child to have a cell phone?

Obama administration takes on bullyingupdated: Thu Mar 15 2012 06:15:00

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius spoke out against bullying Wednesday at a middle school in Washington during a premiere of the anti-bullying documentary "Speak Up."

'Bully' director: Bullying like tortureupdated: Thu Mar 15 2012 06:15:00

"Bully" director Lee Hirsch likens bullying to torture and hopes his movie will shed light on what he sees as a crisis.

'Bully' controversy: Student urges MPAA to change documentary's R ratingupdated: Thu Mar 08 2012 10:42:00

The battle over "Bully's" R rating rages on.

Listen to Lady Gaga -- be kind, stop bullyingupdated: Wed Feb 29 2012 10:06:00

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, better known as Lady Gaga, remembers when she was bullied in high school. She returned from gym class and discovered profanity scrawled across her locker. "It sticks with you and it hurts. And I went home and cried. I didn't want to go to school," she said. Her story isn't unique. On any given day, 160,000 students opt to stay home because they are afraid of being bullied.

Lady Gaga shows up at the White Houseupdated: Wed Feb 29 2012 10:06:00

Lady Gaga arrives to discuss her mission to end bullying with members of the White House Office of Public Engagement.

South Korea's school bullying has deadly consequencesupdated: Wed Jan 18 2012 19:55:00

It took two teenage suicide cases due to school bullying last year in South Korea for people to notice something was very wrong.

Settlement for bullying victim's parents made publicupdated: Wed Dec 28 2011 17:48:00

The parents of a 15-year-old Massachusetts high school student who committed suicide after being bullied by her classmates received a nearly quarter-million-dollar settlement, according to documents made public after a months-long attempt to uncover details of the agreement.

Rutgers student rejects plea deal in cyber-bullying caseupdated: Fri Dec 09 2011 11:20:00

A former Rutgers University student who allegedly used a web cam to stream footage of his roommate's sexual encounter with another man has turned down a plea deal that would have allowed him to avoid jail time.

Lady Gaga starts foundation to fight bullying, empower youthupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 16:44:00

Pop star Lady Gaga stepped up her battle against bullying Wednesday, announcing the creation of a new foundation aimed at empowering youth.

The roots of bullyingupdated: Fri Oct 14 2011 16:42:00

An AC360 study on bullying exposes the social combat in schools, and why the bullies are sometimes the victims too.

Bullying is not a rite of passageupdated: Fri Oct 14 2011 16:42:00

Tragic stories of young people committing suicide after being tormented by bullies have been widely publicized. So you'd imagine that most people would know how seriously bullying hurts people. Unfortunately, this is not always true.

Bullying solutionsupdated: Thu Oct 13 2011 13:52:00

Bob Faris and Rachel Simmons tell Anderson Cooper how schools can overcome the bullying crisis.

Dealing with gay students, bullying in very different waysupdated: Thu Oct 13 2011 13:52:00

Jared Pettingill's parents wanted a safe place for their son to attend school where he wouldn't be harassed for being gay.

Jenny McCarthy: I was bulliedupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 07:21:00

Jenny McCarthy tells HLN's Dr. Drew about her experience being bullied in high school.

Bully-proofing your kidsupdated: Tue Oct 11 2011 10:12:00

Miranda Jones can remember many afternoons in the counselor's office in her small-town Colorado middle school, crying about other kids relentlessly teasing about her weight.

Battling back against bullyingupdated: Tue Oct 11 2011 10:12:00

Travis Browk, also known as "Mr. Mojo" talks about his nationwide "No Bullying Tour."

SI.com: Michael Rosenberg: Sports can play a pivotal role in helping combat bullyingupdated: Fri Oct 07 2011 11:19:00

In this week's SI, I wrote an essay about DeSean Jackson of the Eagles. In it, I neglected to mention the enormous human tragedy of the Eagles losing three football games and instead focused on something else: Jackson's crusade against bullying.

New York looks to 'modernize' cyberbullying lawsupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 12:56:00

New York state Sen. Jeffrey Klein aims to update the state's harassment laws with new legislation amid national efforts to modernize laws that protect citizens from cyberbullying.

Singer urges fans to stop bullyingupdated: Mon Aug 29 2011 15:33:00

Thousands of screaming teenage girls waving "We love Cody Simpson" posters didn't pack a mall outside Detroit just to hear the Australian-born teen singer perform over the weekend. They also were there to support the recently launched anti-bullying campaign called Defeat the Label.

Advocates want anti-bullying bill to protect overweight kidsupdated: Mon Aug 08 2011 15:07:00

Saying overweight kids bear the brunt of bullying and harassment at school, an advocacy group wants additional wording included in proposed congressional legislation designed to fight the problem.

Time Warner, Facebook join forces to stop bullyingupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 18:05:00

Facebook and Time Warner Inc. announced a joint campaign urging students, parents and educators to "Stop Bullying: Speak Up."

Roommate of Rutgers student who committed suicide pleads not guiltyupdated: Mon May 23 2011 16:20:00

Defense attorneys entered a not guilty plea Monday for the roommate of the Rutgers University student who committed suicide following a candid online broadcast of his sexual encounter with another man, prosecutors say.

How to spot a bullied child and what to doupdated: Thu May 12 2011 10:00:00

As a former victim of bullying who speaks at schools across the country, I meet many distraught parents who want advice on how to help their bullied child. I ache for them because I remember what my own mom and dad went through, never knowing the shape I'd be in when I came home from school.

People.com: Phoebe Prince Case: Statutory Rape Charge Dismissedupdated: Fri May 06 2011 09:08:00

Defendant Austin Renaud is "very relieved that this is over," says his lawyer

2010: What happened to Phoebe Prince?updated: Fri May 06 2011 06:06:00

CNN's Anderson Cooper and his panel discuss the case of Phoebe Prince, the Massachusetts teen who committed suicide.

Bullying grabs global attentionupdated: Fri May 06 2011 06:06:00

The guilty pleas of students in a Massachusetts school harassment case this week thrust the spotlight back on bullying in the United States, but the issue is also drawing more attention beyond America's borders.

3 more pleas, no jail time in Massachusetts bullying caseupdated: Thu May 05 2011 23:07:00

Three more teenagers admitted Thursday that they took part in bullying a 15-year-old schoolmate who subsequently committed suicide, a Massachusetts prosecutor said. But, as was the case the day before with two other teens involved in the hazing of Phoebe Prince, the more serious charges were dismissed and none of them will serve jail time.

Teens get probation for bullyingupdated: Thu May 05 2011 23:07:00

Two teens are sentenced to probation for bullying 15-year-old Phoebe Prince. HLN's Vinnie Politan reports.

Roommate indicted in Rutgers University suicide caseupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 12:49:00

The roommate of the Rutgers University freshman who killed himself after his sexual encounter with another man was broadcast online was indicted Wednesday on privacy and bias charges, the prosecutor of Middlesex County in New Jersey announced.

Roommate charged in Rutgers suicideupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 12:49:00

The roommate of a Rutgers student who killed himself after his sexual encounter was broadcast online is indicted.

Parents of teen who committed suicide sue school, districtupdated: Tue Apr 19 2011 16:54:00

The mother of a Texas teenager who committed suicide last year filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday, arguing the school he attended did nothing after receiving complaints he was being bullied.

Parents of bullied teen to speak outupdated: Thu Mar 31 2011 05:05:00

The family and friends of Jon Carmichael will speak out Thursday about his suicide and the effects of bullying.

The Obamas tackle bullyingupdated: Thu Mar 10 2011 19:11:00

President Obama and the first lady talk about preventing bullying and how parents can combat the problem.

Father fights bullying at White Houseupdated: Thu Mar 10 2011 12:32:00

Kirk Smalley is going to the White House to fight bullying on behalf of his son who committed suicide in 2010.

White House conference tackles bullyingupdated: Thu Mar 10 2011 12:32:00

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama hosted the first-ever White House Conference on Bullying Prevention Thursday.

Net neutrality 101updated: Thu Dec 30 2010 10:18:00

CNN's Ali Velshi explains net neutrality and talks about the implications of new rules approved by the FCC.

2010: The year the internet got trickyupdated: Thu Dec 30 2010 10:18:00

As 2010 draws to a close, we who report on the ever-evolving digital space have been given the perfect backdrop for looking back at the year that was and the year ahead.

Socializing kids to avoid bullyingupdated: Thu Dec 23 2010 09:24:00

CNN's Kiran Chetry explores how kids are socialized and how that relates to bullying.

Involve students in stopping bullyingupdated: Thu Dec 23 2010 09:24:00

"Tell someone": It's the phrase most often modeled as the first step in stopping bullying.

Baby helps school prevent bullyingupdated: Fri Dec 10 2010 09:50:00

AM's Kiran Chetry visits a Canadian school that is using a human baby to teach empathy and prevent bullying.

Arkansas schools head condemns anti-gay posts by school board memberupdated: Thu Oct 28 2010 12:09:00

A group of protesters traveled Thursday to a small Arkansas town, where they held a demonstration to call for the resignation of a school board member who posted anti-gay comments on a social networking site.

School official: I like it when gays dieupdated: Thu Oct 28 2010 12:09:00

CNN's Anderson Cooper reports on the shocking anti-gay rant posted by an Arkansas school official on his Facebook page.

Arkansas officials condemn anti-gay comments on Facebookupdated: Thu Oct 28 2010 09:21:00

The Arkansas Department of Education has condemned anti-gay comments made by a local school board member and posted on a social networking site.

Whistleblower shocked by anti-gay rantupdated: Thu Oct 28 2010 09:21:00

CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to a man who alerted an Arkansas school board about an official's anti-gay Facebook rant.

Nude photos and cruel messages, teen digital dating abuse growsupdated: Wed Oct 27 2010 09:03:00

There were no scars, no bruises to indicate the abuse Allyson Pereira, a 16-year-old high school sophomore in New Jersey, had suffered.

Study: Half of high school students admit to bullyingupdated: Wed Oct 27 2010 08:58:00

Half of all high school students say they have bullied someone in the past year, with nearly as many saying they have been the victims of bullying, according to a new study released this week.

Obama anti-bullying message called 'symbolic'updated: Fri Oct 22 2010 10:23:00

An anti-bullying video message from President Barack Obama is symbolic, the founder of the "It Gets Better" project said Friday, but the president "has the power to do more."

President Obama: 'It gets better'updated: Fri Oct 22 2010 10:23:00

President Obama discusses the recent tragedies regarding young people and children being bullied.

Mom takes bullying fears to Obamaupdated: Fri Oct 15 2010 15:38:00

One mom is taking a stand against bullying by taking the issue to the president.

Mother who says son was bullied seeks Obama's helpupdated: Fri Oct 15 2010 15:38:00

The mother of an 11-year-old boy who hanged himself after allegedly being bullied at a Georgia school says her daughter also has been a victim of taunting.

Facebook working with GLAAD to stop anti-gay bullyingupdated: Thu Oct 14 2010 07:43:00

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) has teamed up with Facebook to reduce the amount of hate speech and anti-gay bullying that goes on around the internet.

Bullying expert helps frightened momupdated: Fri Oct 08 2010 14:51:00

A mom of a bullied teen calls into HLN for advice on how to end the tormenting her son endures at school.

Are you an 'adult survivor of peer abuse'?updated: Fri Oct 08 2010 14:51:00

When most of us think about school bullying, we envision a student being teased or ostracized by classmates, someone who typically sits alone at lunch, doesn't get invited to parties and who others make the butt of cruel jokes.

When a bullied kid grows upupdated: Fri Oct 08 2010 09:10:00

Mike Sarkany has been hiding from bullies for a long time.

Bullying victim: 'I believed that I did not deserve to live'updated: Thu Oct 07 2010 16:01:00

For Joey Kemmerling, it was his decision to reveal his sexual orientation that triggered relentless bullying at school.

In a wired world, children unable to escape cyberbullyingupdated: Thu Oct 07 2010 15:56:00

Jason, 13, knows he is an easy target for bullies at his middle school in Long Island, New York.

Teen shares sadness over being bulliedupdated: Thu Oct 07 2010 15:56:00

CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks with a panel of teenagers who have dealt with bullies at school.

Activist inspired by Down syndrome sonupdated: Thu Oct 07 2010 09:29:00

As a mother, you send your children off to their first day of kindergarten with pride, anticipation and excitement. But a part of you can't shake those nagging questions: Will they make friends? Have someone to play with at recess? Be bullied?

Should schools punish cyberbullies?updated: Thu Oct 07 2010 06:13:00

Should cyberbullies be punished by their schools? That's the question posed in this gut-churning article from the New York Times.

Tired of work? Bullying might be to blameupdated: Thu Oct 07 2010 06:10:00

Bullying in the workplace can begin innocuously enough. You might not even realize it at first.

How to protect your child from online bulliesupdated: Wed Oct 06 2010 14:53:00

As cyber bullying emerges as a nasty and easy supplement to traditional schoolyard taunts, a raft of online tools have come on the market to help parents prevent it or respond to it.

Are bullying laws strict enough?updated: Wed Oct 06 2010 05:42:00

The internet has made bullying more widespread and damaging than ever. Should anti-bullying laws be strengthened?

Clues your child is bullied, and what to doupdated: Wed Oct 06 2010 05:42:00

It's difficult for parents to know if their child is a bully or a bully's victim. Children will not tell you, so you need to be tuned in to your child every day.

After student's death, a weeklong look into bullyingupdated: Wed Oct 06 2010 05:40:00

Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi was 18 when he jumped off the George Washington Bridge to his death.

Ellen to bullied kids: There is hopeupdated: Wed Oct 06 2010 05:40:00

Comedian Ellen DeGeneres speaks candidly about bullying, its effects, and what can be done to stop it.

Being bullied is hell, but life gets betterupdated: Tue Oct 05 2010 10:01:00

One night before going to bed, I walked into the bathroom, opened the medicine cabinet, and swallowed an entire bottle of aspirin. I was 12, poor and not very attractive.

One father's mission to end bullyingupdated: Tue Oct 05 2010 08:09:00

CNN's Carol Costello speaks with Kirk Smalley, who wants to stop bullying in schools after his son committed suicide.

Father fights bullying to honor sonupdated: Tue Oct 05 2010 08:09:00

Kirk Smalley's 11-year-old son Ty committed suicide after being bullied. Smalley now works to try to protect other kids from bullies. He spoke to CNN's "American Morning's" Carol Costello about his efforts.

Dr. Phil talks cyber-bullying on the Hillupdated: Mon Oct 04 2010 09:32:00

Dr. Phil McGraw, better known simply as Dr. Phil, brought his fiery brand of advocacy to Capitol Hill Thursday on the topic of student cyber-security, and specifically online bullying.

The internet and cyber bullyingupdated: Mon Oct 04 2010 09:27:00

Internet safety experts talk about cyber bully prevention in the wake of Tyler Clementi's death.

New York state Senate passes anti-bullying billupdated: Fri Oct 01 2010 10:50:00

The New York state senate passed passed an anti-bullying bill Tuesday night to protect all students from discrimination, including that based on gender identity and sexual orientation.

Lawyer on school bullying chargesupdated: Fri Oct 01 2010 10:47:00

A lawyer comments on one of the suspects allegedly involved in a school bullying case.

Dad who stormed bus apologizesupdated: Fri Oct 01 2010 10:34:00

A father is apologizing after storming a school bus and yelling at his daughter's classmates for bullying.

Florida father apologizes for school bus tirade, threatsupdated: Fri Oct 01 2010 10:34:00

A Florida man apologized Tuesday for boarding his daughter's school bus earlier this month and threatening the other children and the driver, saying he acted out of frustration over students bullying his daughter.

School bullying takes center stage at summit in Washingtonupdated: Fri Oct 01 2010 10:32:00

School bullying is the target of a two-day summit in Washington that kicked off Wednesday morning with Education Secretary Arne Duncan saying bullying undermines learning in schools.

Bullied to death?updated: Fri Oct 01 2010 10:23:00

Prosecutors say Phoebe Prince took her own life after she was harassed by other teens. CNN's Alina Cho reports.

Court filing reveals taunted teen's anguish in final hoursupdated: Fri Oct 01 2010 10:23:00

During the last afternoon of her life, 15-year-old freshman Phoebe Prince was loudly berated in the high school library and she was taunted again as school let out, court documents say.

Food allergies make kids a target of bulliesupdated: Fri Oct 01 2010 10:22:00

It's tough enough having to avoid products with peanuts and other ingredients as a kid with severe food allergies. It's tougher when someone at school waves a granola bar in your face at the peanut-free lunch table.

Obese kids more vulnerable to bulliesupdated: Fri Oct 01 2010 10:20:00

Children in Grades 3 through 6 who are obese are more likely to be bullied than their normal-weight peers, a new study has found.

People.com: Lawyer: Mental Health - Not Bullying - Caused Phoebe Prince's Suicideupdated: Tue Aug 10 2010 10:31:00

The teen tried to kill herself even before she moved to a Massachusetts high school, new court documents allege

People.com: Phoebe Prince's Dad Willing to Forgive Bullies - If They Publicly Apologizeupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 16:48:00

"I'd dearly like to see admission and contrition," says Jeremy Prince

'Dr. Phil' tackles cyberbullyingupdated: Thu Jun 24 2010 13:56:00

Talk show host Dr. Phil McGraw tackled the subject of cyberbullying on Capitol Hill on Thursday.

CNN Student News: Anti-Bullying Resourcesupdated: Mon Apr 19 2010 19:02:00

Note to Educators and Parents: The suicide of high school student Phoebe Prince has brought national attention to the issue of bullying and what parents, teachers and students can do to stop it. The following CNN videos, articles and other online resources offer opportunities for families, schools and communities to discuss and address bullying.

Making bullies accountableupdated: Mon Apr 05 2010 13:30:00

A teen commits suicide after allegedly being bullied by kids at school. CNN's Kiran Chetry reports.

Is your child being bullied? How to know, cope and make it stopupdated: Mon Apr 05 2010 13:30:00

There are ways to prevent or mitigate the damage bullying can do to a child, experts stressed after nine Massachusetts teens were charged with harassment in the suicide of a 15-year-old.

'Bully-cides' the new teen problem?updated: Fri Apr 02 2010 11:49:00

CNN's Kyra Phillips and Daily Beast writer Lucinda Banks explore the recent suicides by teen victims of bullies.

School bullying activist: I know the terror Phoebe feltupdated: Fri Apr 02 2010 11:49:00

Once again, the nation is outraged that school bullying has claimed another victim. As news spread about the indictment of nine teens who are accused of relentlessly bullying 15-year-old Phoebe Prince to suicide this year, parents everywhere asked: "How could this have happened? Where were the adults?"

School bullying hearingupdated: Wed Jul 08 2009 19:17:00

A mother whose 11-year-old son committed suicide tells lawmakers bullying in schools has to stop. Mary Snow reports

Woman tells lawmakers about son's bullying, suicideupdated: Wed Jul 08 2009 19:17:00

Eleven-year-old Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover liked football, basketball and playing video games with his little brother.

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