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2014-02-19 04:22:08

Vast majority of Americans believe that technology has made it easier to bully someone NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- School bullying, unfortunately, continues to make regular appearances in both local and national headlines. While several prominent bullying incidents in recent years have led to an increase in efforts to combat the issue, it seems to persevere; use of social media and texting to bully peers adds to the complexity which communities face when trying to address the...

2014-02-18 23:22:34

The New Weapon is a short film that is not short on talent. A Scorzelli/Faiola Production. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 The New Weapon is a short film that is not short on talent. Taking the role of Brian will be Jamie Harrold known from his work in the Academy Award winning short The New Tenants, Kingdom Hospital, The Score and Erin Brokevich. The cast also includes Kaili Vernoff from Woody Allen’s The Curse of the Jade Scorpion and Sweet and Lowdown. Their Daughter...

2014-02-18 12:34:30

6,500 Stickers Later, #TakeNoBullies Celebrates First Birthday BROOKLYN, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MySecuritySign's #TakeNoBullies campaign celebrates a year of success on its first birthday. Supporting six schools, nine organizations, and countless individuals, #TakeNoBullies distributed over 6,500 cyber-smart stickers to prevent bullying across the nation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140218/NY64307) The #TakeNoBullies initiative began in February...

2014-02-17 00:21:28

Longitudinal study shows negative, compounding effects of bullying BOSTON, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The longer the period of time a child is bullied, the more severe and lasting the impact has on a child's health, according to a new study from Boston Children's Hospital published online Feb. 17 in Pediatrics. The study is the first to examine the compounding effects of bullying from elementary school to high school. "Our research shows that long-term bullying has a...

2014-02-10 23:24:38

Intrepid Air & Space Museum and Characters for Hire stunt show helps children and parents understand the impact of bullying. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Looking for a great way to keep your kids entertained and teach them an important lesson at the same time? Then head over to the Intrepid Air & Space Museum on Monday, Feb. 17, for the Anti-Bullying Stunt Show extravaganza, a Hollywood-style show designed to be enjoyable for kids and their parents. The stunt show is...

2014-02-05 12:26:00

Female college student music raises awareness and support for anti-bullying. Sarah Copley music single "Everyone's Your Friend" will encourage, fight against bullying, and help support charities who address this social concern with money raised by song downloads. NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Children and Adults are bullied every 7 minutes; 85 percent of the time there is no intervention of any kind. Thousands of children miss school due to bullying and is one of...

2014-02-03 16:24:24

New Survey Instrument Helps Educators Improve Learning Environment ATLANTA, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The International Survey Associates today launched a new tool, the Social, Emotional and Bullying Behavior Survey (SEBBS), to help schools determine the frequency of bullying behaviors and gauge the effectiveness of, or need for, intervention or prevention efforts. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/MN57166) Designed for middle school students, the SEBBS...

2014-01-23 08:25:55

Anti-Bullying Basics Offers Advice for Students and Perspective for Educators, Parents CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World Book, Inc., a leading educational publisher with more than 96 years of experience creating authoritative reference and curriculum content for students, has recently published its newest print series, Anti-Bullying Basics, designed to explore the increasingly urgent issue of bullying amongst school-age children. "Bullying is a serious concern, and I am...

2014-01-22 11:36:08

Canadian schools with explicit anti-homophobia interventions such as gay-straight alliances (GSAs) may reduce the odds of suicidal thoughts and attempts among both sexual minority and straight students, according to a new study by University of British Columbia researchers. Gay-straight alliances are student-led clubs that aim to make the school community a safer place for all students regardless of their sexual orientation. Their members include lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer...

2014-01-19 23:02:26

In response to an article published by CBS Local, one of Long Island’s top online marketing companies, fishbat, applauds a group of middle schoolers in California that started an “anti-bullying” campaign on Facebook. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 fishbat, one of Long Island’s top online marketing companies, responds to an article published by CBS Local on January 14, which details how a group of middle schoolers started a viral “anti-bullying” campaign on Facebook....


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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