21 Apr '12, 10am

NJ School District Must Pay $4.2 Million To Bullied Student | Care2 Causes

NJ School District Must Pay $4.2 Million To Bullied Student | Care2 Causes

A New Jersey school district has agreed to pay $4.2 million to settle a lawsuit by a middle school student who was paralyzed when a known bully punched him in the abdomen. The settlement between the Ramsey school district and the family of Sawyer Rosenstein was worked out over the past two months but not made public until last week. As it happens, New Jersey’s new antibullying law , the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights, went into effect last September, and is said to be the toughest in the nation. The law strengthens rules put in place in 2002 and 2007 and expands bullying to include online harassment that takes place outside of school. Of course, such laws are effective only if they are enforced and adequately funded. It was on May 16, 2006, when Rosenstein was a 12-year-old student at Eric Smith Middle School in Ramsey, New Jersey, that another student punched him in the abd...

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U.S. Waters Polluted by 10 Million Tons of Dog Poop | Care2 Causes

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"Louisiana Family Forum President Gene Mills, who said he’s an ordained minister, told lawmakers, that the bill “introduce...

150 Afghan Girls Poisoned For Attending School | Care2 Causes

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What a tragic, depressing story. About 150 Afghan schoolgirls were poisoned on Tuesday after drinking contaminated water a...

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New Jersey School Converts to Solar

New Jersey School Converts to Solar

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New Jersey School Converts to Solar Thursday, April 26th 2012 5:19 PM By GetSolar Staff. New Jersey recently increased its...