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Lessons Learned from Abuse of Bus Monitor Karen Klein

June 21, 2012 by

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Karen Klein, an older bus monitor in Greece, New York, is shown in this ten minute video being verbally abused by a group of middle school students. The footage is disturbing and upsetting. In response, a fundraising effort on indiegogo to give Klein a vacation has brought in over $134,000 and the numbers keep going […]

Who Knows When Kids are Victimized? Schools Do

May 1, 2012 by

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The Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention (OJJDP) just released a bulletin titled “Child and Youth Victimization Known to Police, School, and Medical Authorities.” Perhaps the most interesting finding is the size of the discrepancy between schools and police knowing about child victimizations. In general, school officials knew about victimization episodes considerably more often (42 […]

Lady Gaga Gets it Right on Bullying Language

March 2, 2012 by

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Lady Gaga’s new Born This Way Foundation is working to stop bullying – and the smartest thing she’s doing is avoiding the term “bully” itself. While the media, as well as many of her monsters, are using the word bully left and right, Gaga’s foundation doesn’t use the word. At all. Instead, there are other […]