Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 2:08pm
With the need for safe and appropriate use of the internet—and specifically social networking sites—being front and center in recent weeks, it is essential that schools find interesting and engaging ways in which to deliver what can be repetitive but vital information to students of all ages.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 11:22am
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and Boston Public Schools Superintendent John McDonough announced a major upgrade to the school system's Bullying Prevention Hotline. Parents can now send text messages to report concerns about school bullying or student safety.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 07/25/2013 - 1:52pm
The Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center sampled more than 11,700 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders three times over a year and a half. The results demonstrate the need for starting social-emotional learning and media literacy education in lower grades.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 07/18/2013 - 8:44am
Manchester Essex school officials owe it to their school community and to residents of both towns to respond appropriately when one staffer raises what amounts to bullying allegations on the part of her own departmental supervisor.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 2:36pm
A civil rights organization has asked a pair of federal agencies to investigate the Russell Independent Schools in Eastern Kentucky over allegations that a 14-year-old Asian-American student has been repeatedly harassed.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 3:26pm
Bullying reports have gone down since the Sioux Falls School District implemented a bully prevention model two years ago, but the program has not yet fulfilled its promise of empowering students to stick up for their peers, school officials say.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 10:21am
Bullies often use texts to harass their classmates, but now the bullied can defend themselves using the same technology. Many school districts have anonymous texting systems that let students alert administrators to problems.