Friday, June 20, 2014

Bullying Prevention Initiative For Students With Disabilities

Hartford Courant, June 19, 2014

"Woodstock Academy will become the first Connecticut school to launch an anti-bullying and harassment initiative aimed at creating a positive school climate for students with disabilities. According to Exceptional Children, the educational journal focused on special education, students with disabilities are disproportionately targets of bullying behavior, and can also be initiators of the behavior.

'Woodstock Academy prides itself in meeting its mission of providing an inclusive outstanding education for all students. Our involvement in this partnership is just another example of how the Academy meets its mission,' said Christopher Sandford, headmaster at Woodstock Academy. 'We are very proud and honored to be partnering with such a great program with an outstanding reputation to provide all students who attend the Academy - now and in the future - an experience which will better prepare them to be strong and caring adults who will provide positive leadership to the region and more importantly the world.'" Read more

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