7:04 am
Fri October 25, 2013

TN Report Provides Figures On Bullying In Schools

A new report shows there were more than 7,500 cases of bullying reported in Tennessee's public schools during the 2012-13 school year.

The report was released by the state Education Department. Officials say 5,478 of the 7,555 cases were confirmed after investigation.

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12:42 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Weakley Co. Teen Supports "Pinky Promise Against Bullying"

Vowell, third from left, poses with other students who appeared in an anti-bullying video for Pinky Promise Against Bullying.

A northwest Tennessee teenager has started an anti-bullying movement called “Pinky Promise Against Bullying.” Carlie Vowell is a sophomore at Westview High School in Weakley County. She and friends are spreading the word that bullying is not OK through videos, radio station spots, a Facebook page, and an online pledge. Angela Hatton spoke with Vowell about the anti-bullying effort.

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