Plainville Citizen (Plainville, CT) September 27, 2012
"On the morning of Sept. 19, Middle School of Plainville students had an opportunity to attend one of the anti-bullying programs created with the help of Dean of Students Tom Laudadio.
'Step Up', an assembly incoming sixth-graders must attend, was established with Anti-Defamation League representatives Derek Hall (who led the talk) and Joshua Sayles (assistant regional director).
'Programs like this are your first step in setting common language and understanding the effects of bullying,' Laudadio said in an interview before the program. 'In particular, this assembly is about going from a bystander to bullying to an ally.'" Read More