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Haugen, David M., 1969- , editor.
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Farmington Hills, Michigan : Greenhaven Press, [2014]
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168 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
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KF4160 .B85 2014 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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This collection of essays examines bullying in schools and the schools reaction within the United States, focusing on the scope of the problem, current state and federal legislation on the issue, different approaches schools have taken, and the most affected populations. A touching, personal narrative essay from a mother who urges that parents must take action to stop bullying and why is included.

Table of Contents

Scott LaFeeSandra Day O'ConnorEliza Byard and Sharon J. LettmanJ.D. TuccilleAndy D. BennettLori TwichellTheodore Alexander McKeeJoseph SimplicioElie MystalPaul V. NiemeyerCarolyn StoneGeorge H. WuEmily BazelonJesse E. EschbachIzzy KalmanShaun Dellenty
Forewordp. 1
Introductionp. 4
Chronologyp. 8
1 Bullying and the Response of Schools: an Overviewp. 12
2 School Boards Can be Punished for Failing to Protect Students from Harassment US Supreme Court's Decisionp. 24
3 Your Take: Why We Need Anti-Bullying Legislationp. 34
4 Anti-Bullying Laws Suppress Free Speechp. 40
5 Schools Can be Sued for Failing to Protect Students from Bullying State Court of Appeals Rulingp. 46
6 The Mother of a Bullied Student Argues That Parents Must Take Action to Stop Bullying Personal Narrativep. 57
7 School Districts Cannot be Held Liable for Bullying That Occurs Between Students Circuit Court Rulingp. 62
8 Overattentive Parents May be Contributing to the Bullying Problemp. 71
9 A Former Lawyer Compares the Overreaction He Sees to Bullying Today with the Nonresponse He Experienced as a Youth Personal Narrativep. 81
10 Schools Can Punish Students for Cyberbullying That Occurs Outside School US Circuit Court Rulingp. 88
11 The Supreme Court Should Rule on Cyberbullyingp. 100
12 Using a Social Media Site to Create a Fake Profile for Cyberbullying is Not Illegal US District Court Rulingp. 106
13 The Problem with Prosecuting Cyber-Bullyingp. 116
14 Schools Must Protect Students from Antigay Bullying Circuit Court's Rulingp. 122
15 The Solution to "Gay" Insults: Freedom of Speechp. 132
16 A Man Describes How He Overcame Antigay Bulling and Helps Students Deal with It Today Personal Narrativep. 149
Organizations to Contactp. 154
For Further Readingp. 159
Indexp. 162