Spoken-word artist Shane Koyzan has created a powerful short film on bullying called “To This Day” with the help of dozens of animators. It will resonate with anyone who has ever been bullied, or bullied someone else.
Jennifer Livingston, a newscaster in La Crosse, Wisconsin, gained national attention this past week when she took the time to address an email that was sent to her from a viewer on-air.
Two high school students in Bradenton, Florida recently came up with a great way to spread the message to “Stop the Bullying.” And they a won a contest to boot. Christian Kelly and Nakell Alvarez’ song “Teenager Survivor” won the grand prize in Maple Leaf Communications’ Teenage Survival Vids4Kidz Contest.
The tragic suicide of a 13-year-old boy in Otsu, Japan was most likely the result of systematic bullying by the boy’s classmates, and even his teachers, reports ABC News. Though the suicide occured last October, a recent anonymous survey of students at the school has revealed shocking details of physical and psychological torment. According to ABC News, “In […]
In a victory for bullying prevention, the state of New York has instituted a new law that broadens the definition of bullying, and “requires districts to report discrimination and harrassment to the Board of Education Department,” reports LoHud.com. The new law took effect Sunday and is called the Dignity for All Students Act. Schools across the state are currently […]
Michael D. Simpson, General Counsel to the National Education Association, says you can be sued personally for money damages if you witness instances of bullying and harassment and fail to act.
In his new book, education expert Samuel Casey Carter examines 12 public and charter schools “where confident children joyfully strive to accomplish worthy goals in concert with their friends.” Carter specifically applauds the CHARACTER COUNTS! program at Hinsdale Central High School in suburban Chicago.