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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: State Department of Education Launches Investigation into Death of Emilie Olsen

posted by Randall
Emilie Olsen

Emilie Olsen

WCPO is reporting the Ohio Department of Education is investigating the case of Emilie Olsen, the 13-year-old adopted Chinese girl who’s suicide in 2014 has focused much attention on how the Fairfield School District deals with bullying.

The station reports the investigation is being handled by the Office of Professional Conduct which handles … 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

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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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Honorable Mention: Most Viewed Stories from 2015: Parents say School District Turning Blind Eye to Bullying of Asian Americans

posted by Randall
Emilie Olsen vigil

Leah Schmitz and Lexy Seeley speak about their close friend Emilie at service marking one year anniversary of her death

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

(Note from the Editor: Today we begin our look at the top 5 most viewed posts from 2015).

Bullying has been an increasingly growing concern in the Asian American … Read more

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More than 200 Remember Bullied Asian American Student Who Killed Self One Year Ago

posted by Louis Chan
Emilie Olsen Vigil

Photo by Sato Kazuya

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Family and friends of a bullied 13-year old adopted Chinese American girl came together at a candlelight vigil to remember her one year after she took her own life.

Some 200 people attended the service at the Community Christian Church in Fairfield, Ohio near Cincinnati.… Read more

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Parents Outraged at Second Bullying Incident Involving Asian American Student

posted by Randall
Emilie Olsen

The parents of Emilie Olsen say she killed herself after the Fairfield School District ignored their pleas to stop students from bullying her

Asian Americans joined other upset parents at a school board meeting in Fairfield, Ohio demanding that the district admit it has a bullying problem following the second high profile incident involving an … Read more

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WCPO: Suicide of Asian American Sparks Outrage, But No Change in School Bullying Policy

posted by Randall

Emilie Olsen

Seven month after the suicide of 13-year old Emilie Olsen, an adopted Chinese American girl in Fairfield, Ohio, the school board there has refused to look at making changes to its bullying policy, reports WCPO

A WCPO investigation found emails from the family prior to Emilie’s death, urging the Fairfield School District to help their … Read more

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