School bullies to face jail under law approved by French MPs

Draft legislation also proposes maximum fine of €150,000 in most serious cases The French parliament has voted to make school bullying a criminal offence punishable by up to three years in prison, as MPs said society needed a wake-up call on the seriousness of children targeting their peers. The proposed law was supported by EmmanuelContinue reading “School bullies to face jail under law approved by French MPs”

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Teen gets probation for offering to sell Black classmate as ‘slave’ on Craigslist

An Illinois teenager has been sentenced to two years of probation for posting a Craiglist ad in which he offered to sell a Black classmate as a “slave.” The teen, who was a 14-year-old freshman at Naperville Central High School at the time of the incident in 2019, must also complete 100 hours of community service, afterContinue reading “Teen gets probation for offering to sell Black classmate as ‘slave’ on Craigslist”

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Some Florida School Districts Will Require Masks. The Governor May Cut Their Funding.

A battle is brewing in Florida over whether students will have to wear masks when they return to the classroom this fall. Several Florida school districts are keeping their mask mandates in place for the upcoming school year, despite an executive order by Gov. Ron DeSantis that leaves it up to parents to decide whether their children wearContinue reading “Some Florida School Districts Will Require Masks. The Governor May Cut Their Funding.”

‘Sweep bullying under the rug’ no more: Child’s death set to bring changes to Cincinnati schools, could be a lesson for other cities

A wide-ranging settlement proposal in a bullying case that led to the death of an 8-year-old boy could provide a blueprint for combating bullying in schools. Ross Ellis, founder of the nonprofit advocacy group STOMP Out Bullying, said that for any plan to work, the school district – in this case Cincinnati Public Schools, CPS – mustContinue reading “‘Sweep bullying under the rug’ no more: Child’s death set to bring changes to Cincinnati schools, could be a lesson for other cities”

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