Once upon a time, teenage bullies simply wanted lunch money.
But on Monday, a 16-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a younger boy for a smartphone at Green and Octavia streets, according to police.
The 14-year-old victim was approached from behind about 4 p.m. Monday and grabbed by the neck. The 16-year-old then swiped the cellphone from the victim’s pants pocket and fled. Read More
Last month, Sophia kept her 8-year-old daughter out of school because of alleged bullying that she thought was not being properly addressed by school administrators.
Tired of waiting for a satisfactory official response to a situation that she says began in August, Sophia called police after her daughter was allegedly thrown to the ground by her neck. That’s when she removed the girl from class. Read More
Charlie Sheen has been on good behavior for the most part, but then someone went and messed with his kid. Now he wants revenge on his 9-year-old daughter’s school for not protecting her from alleged bullying.
“if you have a rotted egg a roll of toilet paper or some [dog s***]; I urge u to deliver it with "extreme prejudice" to their KamPuss run by trolls and charlatans. make me proud,” he tweeted. Read More
With the new year comes the new laws. Here are some of those going into effect in 2013.
Sean Chapin, the man who asked the San Francisco Giants to make an It Gets Better video, is now petitioning the 49ers to become the first NFL team to make one.
Chapin, a self-proclaimed Niners fan, posted a letter to the team at www.change.org/petitions/49ers-please-make-an-it-gets-better-video.
The It Gets Better project aims to curb youth bullying, especially against LGBT kids. Read More
State Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco, introduced a bill targeting school bullying. AB 9,known as “Seth’s Law,” requires schools to update anti-harassment and -discrimination policies and actively educate staff and students on the harmful effects of bullying. The law is named for Seth Walsh, a 13-year-old gay student who committed suicide in September. Read More
What?Did I read the White House Office of the Press Secretary release dated March 10 right? Did President Barack Obama really hold a White House conference on bullying prevention?Indeed, he did. And in the process, he made this rather revealing assertion: Read More