Some Twin Cities students are speaking up about bullying by staying silent. Totino-Grace High School in Fridley launched a new campaign this week called “We Don’t Say.” It highlights seven words and phrases the students won’t use because of their meanings and how the words affect others.
Go to just about any school in the country, and you’ll probably find some type of anti-bullying program. Winona Senior High School is no different, but one teachers approach to combating bullying takes a step away from the norm.
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The Minnesota Senate passed a bill Thursday to prevent bullying in Minnesota schools. But even though lawmakers support the idea of the Safe and Supportive Schools Act, it is still among the most controversial bills of the year at the Capitol. Minnesota has been in the national spotlight because of a rash of students committing suicides because of bullying.
A controversial DVD delivered to Minnesota lawmakers is raising eyebrows at the Capitol. It’s a 27 minute video making the case against an anti-bullying bill from a group called the Minnesota Child Protection League.
Hundreds of students held a rally at the State Capitol Monday in favor of a bill to put more teeth in the state’s anti-bullying law. At just 37 words, Minnesota’s bullying law among the shortest and weakest in the country.
Rallies to promote a stronger anti-bullying law in the state are expected to take place in St. Paul and Duluth Monday afternoon.
The We Day movement continues on as Ogilvie High School felt motivated to wear orange on Wednesday, in honor of putting an end to bullying — orange is the bullying awareness hue. Teachers, staff and students participated, and the school embraced We Day as a 365-day commitment, according to school counselor Kelly Hallberg.
A bill at the Capitol to strengthen state laws against bullying in schools has passed its first committee hurdle.
A St. Paul charter school has been busy campaigning to get Lady Gaga to visit and experience their anti-bullying message.
A task force is urging Minnesota lawmakers to toughen up a state law against bullying, harassment and intimidation in schools.
The largest school district in Minnesota is thinking about changing the way the district deals with issues surrounding bullying.
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson says the state needs to “create a strong tone and school culture” against bullying with more investigation, reporting and discipline around cases.
The mother of a young gay teen who killed himself last year delivered a petition to the staff of GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann.