Monday, October 6, 2014

Plainville Middle Schoolers Stand up to Bullies after Training Program

Bristol Press, October 3, 2014

"Wouldn’t it have been nice if you’d had 75 kids standing behind you when your middle school bully attacked?

That’s sort of what the Middle School of Plainville is implementing. The school has a program under which 75 kids were trained to help their classmates deal with bullies.

The schools this week held a bullying training program for parents and guardians Tuesday, presented by the Anti-Defamation League. Marji Lipshez-Shapiro, director of education for the Connecticut office of the League, led a panel of 11 students from the MSP Allies program who talked about strategies for preventing and dealing with bullying and answered questions from the audience." Read more

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