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At Bullying Summit, Student Bystanders Encouraged to Act

August 7, 2012


At Bullying Summit, Student Bystanders Encouraged to Act By Nirvi Shah on August 6, 2012 4:13 PM Washington As policymakers continue to wrestle with the issue of bullying, there’s a new emphasis on getting kids who see bullying happen to speak up. At the third Bullying Prevention Summit here, the nonprofit Ad Council today shared […]

Empathy: Taking a walk in someone else’s shoes

June 30, 2012


Bullying is a problem that affects everyone. The inaugural June 3rd Kidsbridge WALK2STOP BULLYING at The College of New Jersey was designed to raise awareness of positive social strategies to create kinder, more empathetic interactions among kids, teens and adults. Research shows that empathy is declining precipitously in our society. Kidsbridge aims to reverse this […]

Teen Therapist Sandra Dupont on Bullying

May 26, 2012


Excerpt from Interview with Sandra Dupont, LA Teen Therapist  by Nixon Virtual Strategies (NVS) There’s been a lot of news coverage about bullying lately. In your practice, are you seeing a rise in concerns/fears about being bullied? And besides offering the victims of bullying coping skills, how do we as a community help decrease the […]

Special New Jersey Screening of “BULLY” Movie – May 24th

May 21, 2012


The BULLY movie is a documentary on the bullying crisis in U.S. schools.  “It is an extraordinary examination of the pain and anguish that bullying causes. The movie was produced to create a dialogue amongst kids, parents and educators to help us all understand bullying, its devastating impact, and our need as individuals and institutions […]

Words Hurt. Words Kill.

May 9, 2012


So said the mother of Rachel Ehmke, the 13-Year-Old Minnesota middle school student who committed suicide by hanging herself on April 29th after months of bullying by fellow students. The friendly, outgoing and athletic seventh grader endured harassment that no child should have to confront. “Slut” was scrawled across her gym locker. She was called […]

Great Song About Bullying [Video]

April 25, 2012


Produced and recorded by Gertjan Visser Music by Elles Springs/Gertjan Visser/Daniel Munro (Master Surreal) Lyrics Elles Springs/Daniel Munro (Master Surreal) Video made by Gertjan Visser

Speak Up! How to Prevent Bullying from the Cartoon Network

April 19, 2012


Great video from the Cartoon Network’s YouTube channel. Also take a look at the wonderful “Dear Rosalind” short videos on the Cartoon Network, where Rosalind Wiseman (author of Queen Bees and Wannabes and educator on children, teens, parenting, education and social justice issues) answers questions from kids about bullying.

NJ Toughest Anti-Bullying Law

July 13, 2011


Are you aware that NJ has one of the best and toughest anti-bullying laws in the country effective this September ? The 2009 report by the New Jersey Commission on Bullying in Schools helped push this law into reality. Do you feel like this law will help? Does this 2009 report portray your school’s environment? How will the law affect your classroom and/or teaching style? […]

Senate Education Committee Passes Anti-Bullying Bill

November 17, 2010


Senate education committee passes anti-bullying bill By Politicker Staff | November 15th, 2010 – 12:49pm The “Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights” emerged from the Senate Education Committee this morning, and is expected to be approved by the Assembly Education Committee later today. A-3466  is designed to combat harassment, intimidation and bullying among students. ‘The truth is […]

“New Jersey has been Proactive in Addressing School Bullying”

September 20, 2010


Stop bullies’ devastation in all its many forms Friday, September 17, 2010 SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bullying in our schools is unacceptable behavior and it must cease. Its consequences are devastating. Bullying has been linked to student suicides in Massachusetts, Virginia and New Jersey. In California, a transgender student was murdered. Victim anorexia, low self-esteem, […]