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A collection of articles about the growing rates of cyberbullying and their impact
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Grieving parents speak out against anti-vaccination extremists

Grieving parents speak out against anti-vaccination extremists | Cyberbullying - Scourge of our age? | Scoop.it
ON March 9, 2009, four-week-old Dana McCaffery's heart stopped after whooping cough left her tiny lungs unable to breathe.
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School bullies' new tactics

Schools' attempts to stop bullying have forced it underground, with students resorting to 'covert' methods to escape detection by teachers and parents.
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Depth of workplace bullying revealed

Depth of workplace bullying revealed | Cyberbullying - Scourge of our age? | Scoop.it
STOLEN thunder, being blamed for other people's stuff-ups, verbal abuse and unjustified criticism have emerged as the biggest complaints of Australian workers.
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Bullying. No Way!

Bullying. No Way! | Cyberbullying - Scourge of our age? | Scoop.it
Bullying. No Way! Australia's safe and supportive school communities getting to the heart of the matter!
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When cyber-bullying leads to suicide

When cyber-bullying leads to suicide | Cyberbullying - Scourge of our age? | Scoop.it
According to cyber bullying statistics from the iSafe Foundation, over half of adolescents and teens have been bullied online. It's a serious problem that is just not going away on its own.
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The pain of a mother for the loss of her little girl. 

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Lessons to crack down on cyber-bullies

Lessons to crack down on cyber-bullies | Cyberbullying - Scourge of our age? | Scoop.it
School students will learn to be ''safe and respectful digital citizens'' in training designed to combat cyber-bullying.
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Grreat video that gives an nice insight into the thinking of some of our kids who are online. 

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Quakers Hill police officer receives cyber safety award

Quakers Hill police officer receives cyber safety award | Cyberbullying - Scourge of our age? | Scoop.it
Eyewatch is using top technology in a bid to stop online predators.
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Interesting to see cybersafety so prominent in peoles minds.

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Parents get greater control of children on phone and online with new blocking tool

Parents get greater control of children on phone and online with new blocking tool | Cyberbullying - Scourge of our age? | Scoop.it
PARENTS will soon be able to limit the time their children spend on the internet and on calls from their mobile phones - and impose time-of-day restrictions.
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Cyber bullying affects 17 per cent of children - SchoolDays.ie: Parents, Teachers, Schools & Education in Ireland

Cyber bullying affects 17 per cent of children - SchoolDays.ie: Parents, Teachers, Schools & Education in Ireland | Cyberbullying - Scourge of our age? | Scoop.it
A quarter of victims of cyber bullying choose not to confide in anyone, new research has revealed.
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New NC laws, kids cyberbullying teachers outlawed

New NC laws, kids cyberbullying teachers outlawed | Cyberbullying - Scourge of our age? | Scoop.it
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A raft of new laws addressing crime and punishment take effect on Saturday, including a move widening a three-year-old North Carolina statute criminalizing cyberbullying to protect school employees.
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Unruly parents face codes of conduct as condition of student enrolment in Victoria

Unruly parents face codes of conduct as condition of student enrolment in Victoria | Cyberbullying - Scourge of our age? | Scoop.it
UNRULY parents will have to meet new codes of conduct at school under a statewide crackdown on abusive mums and dads.
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Experts press for cyberbullying definition in Iowa law - Sioux City Journal

Experts press for cyberbullying definition in Iowa law - Sioux City Journal | Cyberbullying - Scourge of our age? | Scoop.it
Experts press for cyberbullying definition in Iowa lawSioux City JournalIowa's policy already covers cyberbullying, said Amy Williamson, bureau chief of school improvement for the Iowa Department of Education, because the law covers “electronic”...
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Anonymous Reporting for Bullying and Cyberbullying Incidents ...

Anonymous Reporting for Bullying and Cyberbullying Incidents ... | Cyberbullying - Scourge of our age? | Scoop.it
Discusses the value of providing students the ability to inform administrators and teachers about bullying without revealing their identity.
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Rehtaeh's tragedy: teen, 17, commits suicide after photo of alleged gang rape sparks bullying campaign

Rehtaeh's tragedy: teen, 17, commits suicide after photo of alleged gang rape sparks bullying campaign | Cyberbullying - Scourge of our age? | Scoop.it
It was meant to be a harmless night of teenage fun: a small group of school students had gathered at a friend's house, to talk and joke over a few drinks.
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Ashleigh Carmelle Beaudoin's curator insight, August 4, 2013 2:13 PM

Rehtaeh Parson's suicide was one of the cases in the past year that has changed forever how we as a society look at the online world and how it is affecting youth today. Things need to change, and the Nova Scotia government is working diligently to foster that change.

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Is your child the bully?

Is your child the bully? | Cyberbullying - Scourge of our age? | Scoop.it
MOST parents believe bullying is a problem at their child's school - but admit they would struggle to recognise the signs if their child was the one bullying others.
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Facebook says it won't tolerate bullying

Facebook says it won't tolerate bullying | Cyberbullying - Scourge of our age? | Scoop.it
More than 600,000 students from nearly 1500 schools across the country will stand together against bullying on the third National Day of Action.
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Training for parents part of Quinn plan to counter cyberbullies

Training for parents part of Quinn plan to counter cyberbullies | Cyberbullying - Scourge of our age? | Scoop.it
PARENTS will be given training courses to help spot if their children are suffering from cyberbullying.
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Instagram tool of alleged Colo. teen cyber-bully

Instagram tool of alleged Colo. teen cyber-bully | Cyberbullying - Scourge of our age? | Scoop.it
Arvada, Colo. boy, 15, charged with cyber-bullying five students with so-called "burn book"
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If you think you can go onto social media and say whatever you want about whoever you want, defame, discredit and bully, and get away with it.........those days are over.

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Beth Ann Randazzo's curator insight, March 11, 2013 3:55 PM

Instagram is becoming the fastest growing social media for middle school students.

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Anti-cyber-bullying tool creator inks deals with hardware giants

ProtectaChild, an Australian company that has built software which helps parents protect their children from cyber-bullying and online predators, has signed agreements with hardware giants Acer and Lenovo to help build sales of the tool.
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Cyber-bullying, social media blamed after Florida teen commits suicide 

Cyber-bullying, social media blamed after Florida teen commits suicide  | Cyberbullying - Scourge of our age? | Scoop.it
Friends of a 16-year-old Florida girl who killed herself this week are blaming social media. Pasco County high school student Jessica Laney hung herself late Sunday, police told the Daily News.
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Another example of the effects of online bullying behaviours.

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Cyber-Bullying awareness video - Drimnagh Castle Primary School

http://studynotes.ie/blog/cyber-bullying-awareness-week-at-drimnagh-castle/ (RT @childlawucc: Check out this video from the students at Drimnagh Castle secondary school on cyberbullying.)...
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NC may be first state to charge students with cyber crimes

NC may be first state to charge students with cyber crimes | Cyberbullying - Scourge of our age? | Scoop.it
N.C. students take note: Starting this week, going online to harass your teacher could get you arrested.
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New report reveals widespread nature of cyber-bullying among teen girls

New report reveals widespread nature of cyber-bullying among teen girls | Cyberbullying - Scourge of our age? | Scoop.it
THE alarming extent and nature of cyber-bullying in Irish schools can be revealed today.
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Sir Henry Floyd headteacher who reported pupils' cyber bullying to police ... - Bucks Herald

Sir Henry Floyd headteacher who reported pupils' cyber bullying to police ... - Bucks Herald | Cyberbullying - Scourge of our age? | Scoop.it
Bucks HeraldSir Henry Floyd headteacher who reported pupils' cyber bullying to police ...Bucks HeraldMr Box last month took the unusual step of contacting police after some of the school's pupils were 'cyber bullied' on a Latvian social networking...
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police officer on cyber-bullying: 'The minute you post it, it's there forever' - Glendale News Press

police officer on cyber-bullying: 'The minute you post it, it's there forever' - Glendale News Press | Cyberbullying - Scourge of our age? | Scoop.it
police officer on cyber-bullying: 'The minute you post it, it's there forever'Glendale News PressA survey of Wilson students earlier this year indicated that 20% of students had experienced cyber bullying outside of school.
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