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The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) did a study on school bullying. GAO recommends Education compile information about state civil rights laws and procedures that relate to bullying, and inform complainants about state legal options; Education, HHS, and Justice develop information about bullied demographic groups in their surveys; and assess whether legal protections are adequate … Continue reading Extent of Legal Protections for Vulnerable Groups Needs to Be More Fully Assessed
The Media Guidelines for Bullying Prevention, developed by theSubstance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in partnership with a wide range of behavioral health and media experts, provides recommendations for media coverage of bullying. The guidelines are designed to provide journalists, members of the entertainment industry, bloggers, and others with the up-to-date, accurate information … Continue reading Media Guidelines for Bullying Prevention
In November 2013 in Lake Arrowhead, community members convened for community night where they learned the history of bullying and how it has evolved today into cyberbullying, one of the hottest issues on school campuses today. A panel of experts and community members looked closely at the problem and offered solutions, including how community members … Continue reading San Bernardino County Hosted a Community Night Focused on Bullying Discussion
Riverside County hosted a Safe Schools Summit with 300 educators, mental health professionals, parents and members of law enforcement attending at the Palm Springs Convention Center in Riverside County to find ways to help students deal with problems like bullying before they lead to tragedies. The Friday Flyer Article on “Safe Schools Summit Features Experts … Continue reading Riverside County Hosts Safe Schools Summit in December 2013