An original song by singer-songwriter Eric Barao to stop bullying, filmed at a real Rhode Island high school.
Best known for her claim to put “Students First” and more controversially, to use student standardized test scores to evaluate teacher performance, Michelle Rhee will likely go ahead with plans to speak on Friday, August 12, 2011, at the Global Leadership Summit at Willow Creek, a conference held at a Chicago-area “mega-church.” …Rhee’s continued participation at the conference and lack of any statement regarding the need to accept and keep LGBT youth safe from bullies has riled many LGBT activists and caused allies to question Rhee’s devotion to her slogan.
Parents, teachers, school officials, and the President and First Lady of the United States launch concerted anti-bullying programs to prevent the spread of mental, verbal, and physical abuse among young people.
Nine teen suicides in one year in one Minnesota school district–yet the district claims none were the result of (homophobic) bullying.
…just as we know physical abuse by adults creates lasting damage in children, it’s becoming clearer that verbal or emotional abuse by a child’s peers is also enough to create lasting, measurable damage in a child…