Could Fining Parents Help Crack Down On Bullying?Across the country, cities and states are looking at ways to better crack down on bullying and one state could soon punish the parents of bullies.
Dozens Of Bikers Brought A Bullied Student To His First Day Of SchoolAbout 50 motorcyclists escorted a sixth-grader to his first day of school Tuesday to help boost his confidence because he was previously bullied.
'Bikers Against Bullies' Rally For Victims Of BullyingThe nonprofit is committed to promoting awareness and building a support system for victims of bullying.
Moms Of School Bully Victims Press District For ActionTwo Minnesota families are in the middle of a fight with a school district after what they call a clear case of bullying that was caught on camera.
Minnesota Schools Celebrate Unity Day, Stand Up To BullyingSchools and students across the Twin Cities are standing up to bullying on Unity Day. They'll be hosting events and wearing orange to show their commitment to the cause.
PACER: Resources For Bullying Prevention"Together AGainst Bullying™ is a campaign for PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center, inspired by Carrot Top. Donate, receive stickers to TAG your friends, and share on social media. Your support means one less student being bullied, one more person speaking out, or one more kid knowing that he or she isn't alone!"
Teen YouTube Star Bethany Mota Speaks Against Bullying At MOAA 19-year-old YouTube sensation is using her story about being bullied to empower others. Bethany Mota has nearly 10 million subscribers on her YouTube channel, where she posts video blogs about a variety of issues that impact young people.
Iowa's New Anti-Bullying Office Raises QuestionsGov. Terry Branstad's recent executive order to create an office for bullying prevention in Iowa schools bypasses years of failed legislative action, but it raises questions about how the small office will tackle major problems.
'Recess Coaches' Help Students Fully Enjoy Break TimeSo much has changed since most of us were in elementary school. Not just in the classroom, but also at recess. A national non-profit called Playworks started training "recess coaches" in Minnesota five years ago. These coaches lead children in organized activities during free time outside. Recess coaches are now in several public schools across the Twin Cities.
Education Report: Fewer Kids Are Being BulliedA new report says fewer kids are being bullied in school. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, about 20 percent of students say they've been bullied. That's the lowest amount since 2005.
High School Launches Anti-Bullying 'We Don’t Say' ProgramSome 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.
Winona Teacher Uses Dancing To Fight BullyingGo 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.