Be More Than a Bystander

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVKLPtm5XMY WHY THIS MATTERS If your child is witnessing bullying, even if they’re not the ones who are the target, they’re learning some very difficult lessons.  And they’re likely to suffer as well if they’re in an environment where bullying is not being effectively addressed. KEVIN EPLING: I think it’s important for parents to be …

Teen Takes Personal Experiences and Turns Them Into Visual Bullying Prevention Campaign

An image can be more impactful than hundreds of words – especially when it is used to raise awareness of an important issue. Tifara Brown and her peers used photography to deliver a message about bullying prevention. Classmates bullied Tifara from elementary school until high school. Tifara is an African-American whose parents raised her in …

U.S. Departments of Education and Justice Release School Discipline Guidance Package to Enhance School Climate and Improve School Discipline Policies/Practices

The U.S. Department of Education (ED), in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), today released a school discipline guidance package that will assist states, districts and schools in developing practices and strategies to enhance school climate, and ensure those policies and practices comply with federal law. Even though incidents of school violence have …