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Frederick County officials say a 15-year-old boy has been charged with assault for bullying a high school student who was about to be interviewed on the subject by a television news crew.
Monday's shooting at a Baltimore County high school has prompted a public response from a high- profile football player.
A report from the Workplace Bullying Institute suggests 1 in 4 adults have been subjected to torment from peers while on the job.
When 17-year-old Katy Butler came out as a lesbian in middle school, some of her classmates retaliated against her. They called her names, pushed her into lockers and broke one of her fingers. She was eventually forced to change schools.
Over half of the Fairfax County students surveyed about bullying say they have been bullied, teased or taunted more than 20 times in the last year.
Bullying in schools is on the rise, and one local community is taking a stand against intimidation.
Shoving in the hallways, flicking ears in class and name-calling all seem a ubiquitous part of a high school experience, but for many the effect is far deeper than surface bruises.