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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Discussion about the relationship between children and social media at Gifts to Give in Acushnet.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Discussion about the relationship between children and social media at Gifts to Give in Acushnet.

Parents Engage In Conversations About Children And Social Media

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. These are all just a click away for most children today.

How can parents make sure their children are safe in a world full of technology?

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Richie Incognito (68) / Photo by David Dermer/Diamond Images/Getty Images

Anti-Bullying Activists In Buffalo Question Incognito’s Signing

 

A group of anti-bullying activists in Buffalo is less than thrilled that the Bills signed embattled offensive lineman Richie Incognito.

The "Buffalo News" reports local advocates are calling it a "slap to the face" that the guard is getting an opportunity to play again with the Bills.

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Dan McCready/TSM

Gomes Discusses Anti-Bullying Proclamation

A proclamation being crafted by City Council President Brian Gomes is calling on the City of New Bedford to take a stand against bullying and discrimination and to take legal action against those who engage in such behavior.

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Low Attendance, High Hopes At Parent Community Forum

Administrators flung open their doors to parents at a community forum at Normandin Middle School Wednesday night. Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin, along with the principals of the city's middle schools, assured parents they want better lines of communication and reduced bullying incidents as much as they do

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Is It Fair School Officials Blaming 9-Year Old Victim For Being Bullied? [POLL]

In an outrageous story that's receiving national attention, a 9-year-old North Carolina boy was told by his school to leave his "My Little Pony" backpack at home because it was a "trigger" for bullying!

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Updated Anti-Bullying Bill Clears Massachusetts House

The Massachusetts House has approved a bill designed to build on the state's 2010 anti-bullying law in part by strengthening protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students and students with disabilities

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Study Finds Unprecedented Levels of Stress in Children

A new study has found that young people are more stressed than ever.

The research, which was conducted by children's mental health non-profit YoungMinds, surveyed over 2,000 young people between the ages of 11 and 25

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Former Student Sues Mass. School District In Bullying Case

 

A former student in the Concord-Carlisle school system wants $2 million in compensation for bullying that she says school officials did nothing about. 

In her lawsuit, former student Isabella Hankey says she suffered a pulmonary embolism as a direct result of threats, vandalism and other abuse she suffered in 2011 and 2012. 

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Boston Kid Singer Angy Takes On Bullying With Music Video ‘House Is Burning Down’

 

Simply put, Angy is a prodigy whose passion is contageous! Angy is extraordinary in his talents and also in his matchless music video, 'House Burning Down', that tells a compelling story of bullying!

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Child Suicides Can Be Prevented

A 12-year-old New Bedford girl took her own life last week, one of at least three reported child suicides in the City over the past several years.

Tom Butero, Site Director of the New Bedford Child and Family Services office says the rise in child suicide rates is something of a nationwide trend

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