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School districts in Washington state have policies in place to prevent harassment and bullying of students. Now, lawmakers are considering a proposal that would require school districts take special consideration of transgender students.

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Idaho ranks consistently among the top states with the highest rates of youth suicide in the nation.

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The Idaho House passed an anti-bullying measure Monday after some impassioned pleas from several lawmakers -- who talked about the experiences of their own children.

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A bill that would establish an expectation for Idaho schools to intervene when a kid is bullied is headed to the Idaho House floor.

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A bipartisan bill in the Idaho legislature would train teachers to deal with bullying and require them to intervene when they see it happen.

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The definition of bullying in Washington could be expanded to include any act of "emotional harm" against a student.

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A north Idaho school district is launching a campaign to curb bullying. The effort includes curriculum changes and focus groups with a cross section of student cliques.