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2013-09-12 23:31:57

Schoolyard bullying can cause irreparable harm and is not limited to student-on-student interactions, according to South Carolina injury attorney Bert Louthian of Louthian Law, P.A. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Citing a September 6, 2013, article in the Charleston Post and Courier, personal injury attorney Bert Louthian today commented on a recently filed lawsuit alleging that a high school teacher bullied one of his male students by repeatedly telling the class that the...

2013-09-12 12:27:33

Network's Pro-Social Efforts to Include New Bullying Prevention Partnerships with Boys & Girls Clubs of America, The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, The Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention, Facebook, Emory University and The Safe Schools Improvement Act ATLANTA, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As schools, families and students prepare for National Bullying Prevention Month in October, Cartoon Network and its Stop Bullying: Speak Up partners today announced a comprehensive slate of...

2013-09-04 23:26:18

Organizers expect more than 800 school and community agency staff members to attend the International Bullying Prevention Association’s two-day conference, scheduled for November 10-12 at the Sheraton Hotel Downtown. Participants will be working with pre-school through University students and all have the same mission to stop bullying. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 The event features exhibits from veteran and emerging companies providing services and products in the field....

2013-09-03 23:25:39

Catherine Follestad is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Catherine Follestad is a children's book Author and Artist. Ms. Follestad has attained the highest level of membership to the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) as a VIP Woman of the Year and has been recognized for outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. A successful...

2013-09-03 23:04:34

After attending funerals for twenty-nine of his students over the years, award-winning inner city teacher Bill Staples is taking aim at bullying with a new movie, “Tennis Team.” Staples believes humor is a weapon that has not yet been used effectively in this battle. Easton, PA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/tennis-team/x/3874523 For fifteen years, Bill Staples taught English in and spoke at some of the toughest middle schools in the country. During that...

2013-09-03 12:24:28

TipTxt to Help District of 58,000 Students Address School and Student Safety for Free WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Public Schools (BPS) has launched TipTxt((TM)), a two-way texting service from Blackboard Inc. that allows the district's 58,000 students to confidentially notify school officials of bullying or other school safety-related activity via text across its 128 schools. BPS is the latest in a series of hundreds of schools and dozens of districts that have...

2013-09-03 08:31:48

Students, parents and staff can submit private message tips to school officials MIDFIELD CITY, Ala., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To reduce student bullying and allow students to report sensitive incidents, the Midfield City School District has added a new communications tool called Anonymous Alerts®, allowing individuals to quickly, easily, and anonymously report urgent information that they may otherwise be uncomfortable reporting to school officials. The system encourages...

2013-08-26 12:22:59

Arts Educator Lyle Cogen Brings her Sticks and Stones Anti-Bullying Programs into the Schools to Educate, Empower and Entertain Children to Effect Change NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Back to school is the opportune time to educate children on bullying behavior and provide them with the necessary tools to defuse and prevent it. The start of the school year is when kids are most often exposed to meanness and need guidance on how to recognize and tackle this important issue....

Effects Of Bullying Last Into Adulthood
2013-08-19 11:27:53

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study found that adults who were bullied as a child were more likely to face serious illness, struggle to hold down a regular job and have poor social relationships. The results highlight the effects that childhood bullying has on individuals throughout their lives. The researchers also looked into a variety of factors that go beyond health-related outcomes. "We cannot continue to dismiss bullying as a harmless, almost inevitable,...

2013-08-13 23:24:50

According to Dr. Ashley Gorman, most children are victimized by bullies at some point, but children with ADHD are targeted more often and are also more likely to exhibit bullying behavior themselves. There is a link between ADHD and bullying. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Bullying has serious consequences for both victim and bully. And while there is no single factor that is responsible for making a child either a bully or the target of bullies, children with attention deficit...