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Pa. Human Relations Commission ‘stands ready’ to investigate racism allegations at Adams County high school

The accounts have received roughly 100 stories from current students and alumni detailing what they claim racist encounters at Biglerville High School.
By Jana Benscoter/PennLive

Children bullied for race and gender now have broader leeway to sue in Pa.

The Pa. Supreme Court ruled that minors have until six months after they turn 18 to initiate complaints that can lead to legal action regarding bullying or discriminatory harassment experienced as minors.

By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

Western Pa. mother launches anti-bullying campaign after racially-charged incidents

Ebtehal Badawi hopes it is the first step to schools creating programs to teach acceptance and have honest conversations about racism.
By Sarah Schneider/WESA

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Cumberland County school district seeks to confront bullying

A Cumberland County school district is grappling with how to address incidents of racist bullying.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Pa. school safety tip-line used more to report bullying, suicidal thoughts, than violent threats

Many of the 23,494 tips received by the Safe2Say Something program were related to bullying, self-harm, thoughts of suicide, or depression, according to data released by Pennsylvania’s Office of the Attorney General.

By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads