Suicides place focusing on bullying in Ohio district

Sept. 20, 2010
Five students from Mentor district killed themselves between 2005 and 2008

From The Cleveland Plain Dealer: Five teenagers who attended Mentor (Ohio) schools killed themselves between July 2005 and October 2008. Two lawsuits filed against the district contend bullying played a role in all five of the deaths.The Mentor school district does not acknowledge that bullying has been a problem. But like many school districts across the county, it has taken steps designed to reduce harassment and intimidation.

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