Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Norwich has Leadership Role in Efforts to Stop Bullying in Schools

The Day, April 29, 2014

"The statewide reputation of the Greater Norwich Anti-Bullying Coalition will land the organization and three local high school students a leadership role in the state's effort to improve the social climate of schools. 

Steven Hernandez, director of public policy and research for the Commission on Children, met with eight Norwich school and youth services officials Monday to discuss problems and proposed changes in the state's 12-year-old anti-bullying law.

The new emphasis, he said, will be to change the perception of the law from one that defines bullying and puts the onus on schools to apply the definition to a law that seeks to address student behaviors and improve the learning environment." Read more

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