Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Teen launches anti-bullying programs

Batavia Republican (Batavia, IL) July 26:

"Working with classmates, teachers and administrative officials, Nulph found most of the bullying problems occurred in the middle school, and the group would focus much of their attention there.  One of her programs follows the Big Brothers, Big Sisters model. Middle school teachers identify which students were struggling socially and recommend them for the program, in which a high school student would be assigned to mentor them.  'It was a tremendous success,' Nulph said. 'They loved having high school mentors. They felt better about themselves.'"
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