The U.S. Department of Education will host the third annual Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Summit, August 6 – 7, 2012, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver remarks at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, August 7th. He will highlight some of the work that More »
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The SHIFT Speaker Series brings world-class speakers to the region to challenge everyone to “SHIFT” the way they think about diversity.
Two different approaches are on view this week, as the Cartoon Network premieres its first original documentary, “Speak Up,” at the Stuart-Hobson Middle School in Washington with Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, while Harvey Weinstein and the makers and fans of the documentary “Bully” fight to change its R rating.
Mental health professionals and those who work in suicide prevention say bullying-related suicides that reach the spotlight are painted far too simplistically. Bullying and suicide can indeed be connected, though the relationship between the two is much more complicated than a tabloid headline might suggest.
The U.S. Department of Education released today Analysis of State Bullying Laws and Policies, a new report summarizing current approaches in the 46 states with anti-bullying laws and the 41 states that have created anti-bullying policies as models for schools.
We cannot assume that just because we don’t see bullying it’s not happening. I resolve to ask my students from now on directly if they are being harassed on an active basis. I will make it part of my daily conversations with students and their families.
From Time.com: What if bullying is not a cause of poor mental health but is a warning sign that it already exists?
Bullying in high school is not just a problem of individual torment: It is linked to lower academic achievement across the school.
Adults need to start paying attention to the language of youth if they want antibullying interventions to succeed.
Sweet-natured dogs lolling about classrooms are helping take a bite out of bullying — and other bad behaviors — in Kansas City schools.