Wednesday 29th March 2017,

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Mother of Asian American Girls Allegedly Bullied by Students Accuse Another Parent of Making Threats

posted by Louis Chan
Tempers Flare at Fairfield School Board Meeting Over Suicide of Emilie Olsen

Tempers Flare at Fairfield School Board Meeting Over Suicide of Emilie Olsen

Another report of bullying in the Fairfield City School District near Cincinnati is raising the concern of Asian American parents.

The case came to light in a police report obtained by AsAmNews.

Aquila Hound-Liao tells police her eight and ten year old … Read more

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WCPO: Teachers, Administrators Could Lose License after Suicide of Asian American Teen

posted by Randall
Emilie Olsen Vigil

Photo by Sato Kazuya from vigil for Emilie Olsen on the first anniversary of her death

Teachers and administrators could lose their licenses if an investigation finds they were negligent in handling the case of Emilie Olsen, an adopted Chinese girl who committed suicide.

WCPO reports the Ohio Department of Education is looking at whether … Read more

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WCPO: Teacher Placed on Leave after Making Racially Insensitive Remark to Asian Student

posted by Randall

Fairfield High School Racial RemarkA teacher in Ohio has been placed on leave after making a racially insensitive remark directed at an Asian student at Fairfield High School, reports WCPO.
 
The incident came to light after a student posted video of the remark on Facebook.
 
Teacher Katherine Klimach is heard on the tape admonishing the student after … Read more

South Asian American

California Governor Signs Anti-Bullying Bill Protecting Muslims and Sikhs

posted by Randall

Hate and extremism
 
By Ed Diokno

 
In the days before his deadline for signing bills into law, California’s Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill AB-2845, anti-bullying legislation also known as the Safe Place to Learn Act. Current anti-bullying laws that cite bullying due to race or ethnicity will now include bullying due to “religious affiliation” … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Manhattan Chinatown Remembers Private Danny Chen Five Years Later

Manhattan Chinatown Remembers Private Danny Chen Five Years Later

posted by ShirleyNLew

 Shirley N Lew
AsAmNews New York Correspondent

 

 

Private Danny Chen was only 19 years when he died from a self inflicted gun shot to the head on October 3, 2011. He was a victim of hazing and bullying while serving in the US Army in Afghanistan.

On the fifth anniversary of his death, … Read more

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Newsworks: Asian American Bullying Victims Don’t Feel Supported

posted by Randall

AAPI bullying Task ForceMany victims of bullying in the Asian American Pacific Islander community may not be coming forward due to a lack of support from teachers and other grown ups, warns a recent report from a White House task force.
 
Newsworks reports the findings come from 29 listening sessions conducted with students by the White House … Read more

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Teacher Accused of Blaming Bullying Victim for Having No Friends

posted by Louis Chan
Emilie Olsen Vigil

> Memorial service for Emilie Olsen commemorating 1st anniversary of her death. Photo by Sato Kazuya

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

An email made public by an anti-bullying group describes in detail the pain experienced by a Fairfield School District student in Ohio that ended in her death.

The timeline outlined in the email … Read more

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Death of Asian American Teen Attracts Worldwide Attention

posted by Louis Chan
Emilie Olsen Vigil

Hundreds turn out for vigil marking the 1st anniversary of Emilie Olsen’s death. Photo by Sato Kazuya

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

A Care 2 petition demanding the Fairfield School District in Ohio make major anti-bullying and discrimination reforms after the suicide of an Asian American teen is nearing its goal of 10,000 signatures.… Read more

Asian Americans

Cincinnati.com: Second Administrator Blamed in Suicide of Bullied Asian American Teen Resigns

posted by Randall
Emilie Olsen

Emilie Olsen

A principal sued following the suicide of an Asian American teen who’s parents accused the district of refusing to help despite constant bullying has resigned.

Lincoln Butts of Fairfield Middle School near Cincinnati officially resigned for personal reasons.

His resignation follows the departure of School Superintendent Paul Otten who  left to take a … Read more

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Journal News: School District Accused of Ignoring Bullying of Asian American Teen Prior to Her Suicide

posted by Randall
Emilie Olsen vigil

Photo by Lee Wong
A candlelight vigil was held for Emilie Olsen on the first anniversary of her death

The family of an Asian American girl who committed suicide is suing a school district near Cincinnati accusing it of ignoring their pleas for help.

Emilie Olsen was adopted from China by Marc and Cynthia Olsen … Read more

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