Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Founder of Bullying Prevention Month Offers Tips for Educators, Parents

October 3, 2012 by twalker  
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By Cindy Long This fall, an entire community in Michigan stood behind a bullied girl who’d been elected to the homecoming court as a joke. Undeterred by the prank, the brave young girl proudly attended the football game as part of the court with the support of everyone in the town. A local boutique donated [...]

School Bus Drivers Put the Brakes on Bullying

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By Teal Ruland Bullying happens in stairwells and in cafeterias, in the classroom and on the playground, but it also takes place beyond the school grounds as buses pull away from the curb. According to the U.S. Department of Education, in 2006–2007, one-third of U.S. students ages 12 through 18 reported being bullied. Of those, [...]

Bullying Takes Toll on Minority Student Achievement

September 7, 2011 by clong  
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By Cindy Long Victims of bullying can face a lifetime of psychological scars, but they also suffer academically, particularly Black and Latino students, according to new research. Educators know that bullied students are more likely to miss school, fall behind, and eventually drop out, but the new study, The Impact of School Bullying on Racial/Ethnic [...]

The White House Praises NEA’s Anti-Bullying Campaign

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By Mary Ellen Flannery Northern Virginia teacher Jaim Foster stood in the Oval Office today and delivered a personal message to President Barack Obama about bullying: It needs to stop, so that every child can be safe and successful. Foster was joined in his trip to the White House by NEA President Dennis Van Roekel [...]