Stories tagged with: Bullying

April 6, 2010 - 6:21pm
5 years 27 weeks ago

School districts across the country are reporting more bullying incidents.

In fact, a new study shows that about 170 thousand students a year stay home because they are scared of bullying.

Mark Brown spoke with students at both Maysville and West Muskingum Middle Schools as part of a national outreach program to show why this is a difficult time in these students' lives.

"Because they want to fit in. They're not quite sure where everything belongs, so they are trying...

March 29, 2010 - 12:16pm
5 years 28 weeks ago

Bullying in school is becoming more and more of a problem in young kids that's why one local school is fighting against it.

Somerset Elementary held an anti-bullying assembly this morning to help raise awareness of the growing problem.
Perry County Juvenile Court Judge Luann Cooperrider said she was approached by the principals of the area schools about the problems they were seeing, so they put this program together.

"We want to make sure kids are not bullied. We...

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