• The Reality

    October 20, 2019 by

    According to Deborah Temkin, Ph.D., of Child Trends, a non-profit organization in Bethesda, Maryland, and a recognized leader in the fields of school climate and school-based prevention, that the fact that the law was passed does not always means that it will automatically change behaviours. As she states, it is a job of schools to… Read more

  • Laws

    October 20, 2019 by

    There is no federal anti-bullying law. Although 49 states have anti-bullying legislation, bullying is not illegal. In particular, when a youth dies by suicide, it is misleading to cover the story as a crime. Rather, consider covering it as a public health issue. When bullying is also harassment, it does break federal law.

  • What Is Bullying

    September 24, 2019 by

    Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Both kids who are bullied and who bully others may have serious, lasting problems. In order to be considered bullying, the behavior must be aggressive and… Read more

  • Programs For Youth With Disabilities

    December 5, 2019 by

    Children with different kinds of disabilities such as physical, intellectual, developmental are at risk of being bullied. Any factor like physical vulnerability or intolerant environments can increase the risk of being bullied. Moreover, children with special health needs are also at high risk of being bullied. For instance, bullies can make fun of a child… Read more

  • Sample Lawsuits

    October 20, 2019 by

    A state (not Federal) civil lawsuit can be filed against the school, the school district and school employees. Most states recognize that schools have a duty to supervise and protect students’ safety. If they fail to do so, either because they were negligent or grossly negligent in the way they handled that duty, the school… Read more

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Stop Bullying. No one deserves to be worthless.

Rebecca Black

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