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District Asks Judge to Dismiss Lawsuit against School Board & Administrators Over Teen’s Suicide

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

Tempers flare in 2015 at Fairfield School Board meeting over suicide of Emilie Olsen

A school district near Cincinnati is moving to block a family of an adopted Asian American girl who committed suicide from suing its school board and administrators.

In a lawsuit filed in 2015, the family of Emilie Olsen named the Fairfield … Read more

Asian Americans

Asian American Students Experience The Highest Percentage of Racial Harassment

posted by Olivia Wolf

bullying rallyAlthough only 17 percent of Asian American students report being bullied at school—the lowest number for any racial group—more bullied Asian Americans (11.1 percent) report being targeted for their race than Whites (2.8 percent), African Americans (7.1 percent) or Latinos (6.2 percent), according to the American Psychological Association.

One study found that among middle … Read more

Chinese American

Mar 30, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Coach Benched After Mocking Asian American Player in San Francisco

Coach Benched After Mocking Asian American Player in San Francisco

posted by Randall

Galileo High School, San FranciscoThe San Francisco Unified School District has confirmed to the San Francisco Chronicle that a high school baseball coach has been suspended after being accused of mocking an Asian American player.

Don Papa has been head coach since 2004 at Galileo, a high school with a large Asian American student population.

Papa allegedly used a … Read more

Campus

Feb 22, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Mother of Asian American Girls Allegedly Bullied by Students Accuse Another Parent of Making Threats

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

Campus

Dec 14, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on WCPO: Teachers, Administrators Could Lose License after Suicide of Asian American Teen

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

Campus

Oct 18, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on WCPO: Teacher Placed on Leave after Making Racially Insensitive Remark to Asian Student

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

Oct 4, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on California Governor Signs Anti-Bullying Bill Protecting Muslims and Sikhs

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

Campus

Sep 12, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Newsworks: Asian American Bullying Victims Don’t Feel Supported

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

Campus

Aug 15, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Teacher Accused of Blaming Bullying Victim for Having No Friends

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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