A recent study identifies the problems facing LGBT students and presents steps that teachers can take to make the school environment more welcoming.
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November 14, 2014
September 11, 2014
Students transition from traditional bullying to cyber bullying as they grow up, a new study says.
September 05, 2014
Though using comics in classrooms isn't totally mainstream yet, there's certainly opportunity to do so.
May 22, 2014
On Monday's episode, Louie's daughter gets sent home early due to behavioral issues. When her dad tries to confront her about it, she launches into a screed.
April 17, 2014
Teachers at a Nebraska elementary school will be delving into anti-bullying lessons today after an errant flier gave students some troubling bullying advice.
September 16, 2013
Recent attacks on teachers by parents have raised concerns and prompted calls for greater urgency around the issue.
October 02, 2012
Nearly 2,500 U.S. schools have committed to participating in this year's "Mix It Up at Lunch Day," an initiative created 10 years ago by the Southern Poverty Law Center's Teaching Tolerance program to help reduce students' biases and misperceptions. On Oct. 30, students at these schools will break...
July 03, 2012
A Chicago Tribune piece tells the story of one teacher's battle with post-traumatic stress disorder stemming from abuse she endured from a group of students at a Chicago public school.
April 13, 2012
In a post I wrote yesterday, a blogger offered 12 cons for using social media in schools, one of which was the risk of cyberbullying. One thing her post didn't mention is that cyberbullying can be difficult to pin down--so there's an accompanying "con" that schools have to navigate the murky waters of online speech.
March 02, 2012
Last week, The Weinstein Company announced that its appeal of the R rating given to its documentary "Bully," which takes a close look at bullying in America's schools, was denied by the Motion Picture Association of America.