Sixteen 16- and 17-year-olds died in driving accidents in the first six months of 2012, compared with only three the previous year.
Their federal lawsuit claims administrators blamed Young for the bullying for being too flamboyant.
Teen court allows students who admit a crime or offense to go before a jury of their peers.
According to a study done by the Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network in 2009, ridicule towards gay or lesbian students is still prevalent in schools.
A new study shows the nation's teen pregnancy rate is declining, but the number of eighth grade drug users is up.
Columbus police arrested Demetrick Shepherd and charged him with murder and burglary after they found the body of 14-year-old Chelsea Porter last week.