Jennifer McKendrick, a photographer from Indiana County, PA, became a Facebook celebrity in August when she refused to photograph school bullies for their senior portraits.
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We can combat bullying by coming down hard on the bullies, but we also need to prevent kids from becoming bullies in the first place. In a recent New York Times Opinionator column, David Bornstein writes about Roots of Empathy, a Canadian program that helps children grow their empathy.
In our recent nationwide survey, half of all high school students admit they bullied someone in the past year, and nearly half say they were bullied, teased, or taunted in a way that seriously upset them.