Tag Archives: Bullying

Charter School Student Works to 'Stamp Out Bullying'

Thirteen-year-old Jaclyn Turner knows what it’s like to be bullied. An aspiring poet with a love for the band Rise Against, Turner wears her curly hair cropped short. She says she can’t grow it out because of an autoimmune disease, and used to wear wigs to cover it up. “I used to get bullied all the time,” Turner said. Read More »

The Bully Problem

Schools in Syracuse engage students in how to respond to conflict Imagine hearing this in grade school: “You’re the dumbest girl I’ve ever met.” That’s what 10-year-old Vanessa Williams heard one girl say to another in her fifth-grade class at the Southside Charter Academy. “Bullying happens every day,” Vanessa said. Read More »