Cyber bullying is in the national spotlight again, and the news is not encouraging: On the heels of a widely publicized case in Missouri that led to the suicide of a 13-year-old girl, new research suggests online harassment is on the rise among students.

As many as one in three U.S. children have been ridiculed or threatened through computer messages, according to one estimate of the emerging problem of cyber bullying.

Another new study found the problem is less common, with one in 10 kids reporting online harassment. But health experts say even the lower estimate signals a...

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