A new kind of seatbelt

Seatbelts save lives. We’ve all been told this and have been shown this is true. Now, a new bullying prevention initiative has been launched with the title SEATBELT, and it, too, hopes to save lives. Bullying, it says, is a human rights issue. Look no further than the front page of today’s New York Times, […]

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Kennedy: Changing school culture can end bullying (Washington Post)

NYSUT is proud of its many partnerships with organizations and individuals that share its commitment to social justice issues. Among those partnerships is the union’s strong affiliation with the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights, headed by Kerry Kennedy, the daughter of the late senator. NYSUT and the RFK Center worked together to produce […]

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It’s time for the anti-bully pulpit

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“The Bully Effect,” a half-hour CNN documentary,  aired  Sunday night (May 5) on Cartoon Network, which helped produce the show as well. The cast of Level Up, who usually take on digital monsters, have their radar on real-life  bullies this time. Anti-bullying has now gone prime time. But even if you missed the program Sunday […]

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Give $10, means $40 to stop bullying

For a limited time the folks at Groupon will give four times what you give to Donors Choose.org to help show the film Bully. Here’s a link to the program. It’s a great opportunity to raise money for the 1 Million Kids program, which aims to bring students from public middle and high school communities all […]

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Bully!

Liz Benjamin of Capital Tonight interviews the AFT’s Randi Weingarten about bullying and how teachers are dealing with the problem. Here’s the link to the show. It’s a 10-minute interview, unheard of on so many shows that are barely giving the topic two minutes. You can read more of NYSUT’s coverage of this graceful, yet […]

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