Category: Bullying Prevention

Screaming from the rooftops to all educators. It’s more than just bullying…

This is the second installment of a series of posts devoted to the protecting New Jersey’s students from acts of harassment, intimidation, bullying, discrimination and self-harm. Screaming from the rooftops to all educators. It’s more than just bullying… School administrators who employ the “either-or” process of compartmentalizing a student’s behavior based on the “box” that the administrator is either most… Read more →

It’s more than bullying…

This is the first installment of a series of posts devoted to the protecting New Jersey’s students from acts of harassment, intimidation, bullying, discrimination and self-harm.  It’s more than bullying. Protecting students from acts of…   Each morning about 1.8 million New Jersey students (20% of the state’s population) stretch and yawn as the new day’s sun paints a golden glow across the… Read more →

Study finds gay-straight alliances help students feel safer

High schools with a gay-straight alliance have far fewer incidences of bullying, a Vanderbilt University study recently found. Bullying based on sexual orientation or gender expression is lower — but so are all types of bullying. The research suggests that GSAs make schools a more welcoming, accepting place for all students. The researchers found that students who attended a school with… Read more →

The Strong, Smart, Confident Club makes big impact on young girls

A group of fifth-grade girls were disciplined over 30 times during the school year. Gossip and mudslinging and petty arguments had them in the principal’s office on a regular basis. Enter Casey Lipari. She left her job advertising — she had formerly worked the Food Network and Yahoo — to spend the past year as a substitute teacher. She left a glamour… Read more →

Teenage girl, bullied because of her name, responds with heartfelt video

A teenage girl has been bullied for years simply because she happen to have the same first name as a well-known terrorist group. The coincidence led to constant harassment which got so bad that she transferred schools simply to get away from the absurd questions and taunts. In an effort to stop the bullying — and to offer help and… Read more →