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Educators Take a Stand During National Bullying Prevention Month

October 2, 2013 by twalker  
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By Sara Robertson and Edward Graham October marks the observance of National Bullying Prevention Month, an annual campaign that brings educators, schools, and communities together to combat the damaging impact that bullying can have on students. With nearly one-third of students reporting being bullied in school and nearly half of adolescents and teens saying they have [...]

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 [...]

Bullying’s Impact on American Indian/Alaskan Native Students

October 27, 2011 by twalker  
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By Robert McNeely For 16-year-old Coloradas Mangas of the Mescalero Apache Reservation in New Mexico, the rising teenage suicide rate among American Indians and Alaskan Natives has been all too real.  Several of his friends have taken their lives and he attempted to do the same. It was the only way he knew how to [...]

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, [...]