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Media Guidelines for Bullying Prevention

Media coverage of social issues has a profound impact on how communities understand and address problems. Research and expert opinion suggest that certain trends in media coverage of bullying have the potential to do harm. Learn more about the role of responsible reporting on bullying issues in our media guidelines section.

News Releases

July 30, 2012
Justice Department Announces Agreement to Address and Prevent the Sexual Assault of Students in Allentown, Pa., Schools

June 8, 2012
Civil Rights Assistant Secretary to Testify at Sen. Harkin's Field Hearing on Bullying-Free Schools

March 20, 2012
U.S. Department of Education to Participate in and Co-host White House LGBT Conference in Arlington, Texas

March 5, 2012
Departments of Justice and Education Resolve Harassment Allegations in Anoka-Hennepin School District in Minnesota

December 16, 2011
Department of Justice Examines Impact of Bullying in Schools

October 29, 2011
White House AAPI Initiative to Hold Summit on Combating Bullying on Saturday in New York City

July 1, 2011
Departments of Justice and Education Reach Agreement with Tehachapi, California, Public Schools to Resolve Harassment Allegations

April 12, 2011
Departments of Justice and Education Reach Agreement With Owatonna, Minnesota Public Schools to Resolve Harassment Allegations

March 10, 2011
President and First Lady Call for a United Effort to Address Bullying

March 10, 2011
Background on White House Conference on Bullying Prevention

January 4, 2011
AAG Perez Meets with Students to Talk Bullying and Harassment

Speeches

September 20, 2012
Secretary Sebelius Speaks at the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference (CBC/ALC) Anti-Bullying Braintrust

August 7, 2012
Acting Associate Attorney General Tony West Speaks at the Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention 2012 Summit

August 6, 2012
Secretary Sebelius Speaks at the Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention 2012 Summit

March 6, 2012
Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez Speaks on Anoka-Hennepin Conference Call

February 16, 2012
Secretary Sebelius Speaks at White House Conference on LGBT Health

October 17, 2011
Secretary Sebelius Speaks at National Coalition for LGBT Health

September 21, 2011
We Will Not Fail Our Children: Remarks of Secretary Duncan at the Second Annual Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Summit

September 21, 2011
Secretary Sebelius Speech at the Second Annual Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Summit

May 29, 2011
Oral Statement of Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez Before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights

May 13, 2011
Senior Counselor to the Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Jocelyn Samuels Speaks Before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

March 10, 2011
Enough is Enough: Secretary Duncan’s Remarks at the White House Conference on Bullying Prevention

March 10, 2011
Secretary Sebelius Speech at the White House Conference on Bullying Prevention

March 10, 2011
Remarks by the President and the First Lady at the White House Conference on Bullying Prevention

August 12, 2010
Associate Attorney General Tom Perrelli Speaks at the Department of Education’s Bullying Summit

August 11, 2010
The Myths about Bullying: Secretary Arne Duncan’s Remarks at the Bullying Prevention Summit

Editorials

April 20, 2012
Ending Bullying in Our Schools and Communities

March 8, 2012
U.S. Departments of Justice and Education Resolve Harassment Allegations in Anoka-Hennepin School District

October 9, 2011
We Must Protect Kids from Bullying

March 18, 2011
Schools are Failing to Keep Students Safe