Bullying Prevention

Parenting Tips from Grandma Jo

My Grandma Jo has quickly become a memorable figure from my live school assembly. She loves, she dishes wisdom, and (most of all) Grandma don't play!  In this special interview Grandma talks about what it was like to watch her grandson face bullying at school. Her...

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Schools Flip the Script on Anti-Bullying Messages

Educators in Arkansas are using new language to address the issue of bullying.  Often anti-bullying messages deter negative behavior, aiming at stopping bullies and encouraging victims to report all incidents.  Many educators are looking to add some positivity to the...

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Schools Pay Students for Bullying Reports

Schools Offer Cash Rewards for Reports of BullyingSome are calling it "Snitches for Hire".  Schools are now offering cash rewards to students who report acts of bullying.  This movement is coming after legislation makes bullying a criminal offense.  Repeated acts of...

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Bullying Prevention Expert Speaks to Middle School Students

Recently the "Love Changes It All Tour" visited middle schools in Henry County, Virginia.  As part of the school's Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS) program, they invited me to train their middle school students and staff with skills to stop social...

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Back to School Bullying

There are many things to do before the first school bell rings.  Across the nation, students, parents, and teachers are preparing to head back to school once again.  One of the most concerning issues at this time of year is shared among students and their parents -...

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What Do I Do If My Kid is a Bully?

Dealing with bullying is never fun.  While most parents fear that their kid will be the victim of bullying, some find out that their child's negative behavior has found them labeled as the school "bully".  If you get this news, as a parent, you may find yourself...

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