Friday, March 30, 2012

In Bullying Programs, A Call For Bystanders To Act

NPR, March 30, 2012

"The documentary Bully opens in theaters Thursday, and the heated controversy over the appropriate rating for the film has frustrated many schools hoping to use it as a teaching tool.
Administrators have struggled to find effective ways to help curb bullying in their schools in recent years, and a growing number of bullying prevention programs have emerged to meet the demand.
Many schools started by cracking down on bullies, then later focused on propping up victims, with the hope of helping to make them 'bully-proof.' Now, they have shifted their efforts to people who witness bullying." Read More

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