September, 2011

Peer educators to tackle sexual consent

Peer educators to tackle sexual consent By David Burt Staff Reporter Yale Daily News Wednesday, September 14, 2011 This fall, Yale College is launching a new peer education program aimed at teaching students how to identify and prevent sexual misconduct. The program places three trained, paid students known as communication and consent educators in each […]

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In Suburb, Battle Goes Public on Bullying of Gay Students

ANOKA, Minn. — This sprawling suburban school system, much of it within Michele Bachmann’s Congressional district, is caught in the eye of one of the country’s hottest culture wars — how homosexuality should be discussed in the schools.  read more …..

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10-15c amended to include gender identity and expression

  Sec. 2. (NEW) ( Effective October 1, 2011) As used in sections 4a-60, 8- 169s, 8-265c, 8-294, 8-315, 10-15c, 10-153, 10a-6, 11-24b, 16-245r, 16-247r,   28-15, 31-22p, 31-57e, 32-204, 32-277, 38a-358, 42-125a, 42-125b, 52-571d   and 53-37a of the general statutes, as amended by this act, and section   37 of this act, “gender […]

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Student Reports of Bullying and Cyber-Bullying: Results From the 2009 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey

see full report Student Reports of Bullying and Cyber-Bullying: Results From the 2009 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey,

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Study reports that bullying affects over 25% of high school students

Source:http://legalclips.nsba.org/?p=8633&utm_source=NSBA+e-Newsletter+Subscribers&utm_campaign=cc01f27529-Legal+Clips+Newsletter&utm_medium=email A new study from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that about a quarter of high school students were bullied at least once during the 2008-2009 school year, and about 7% were  the victims of online bullying (cyberbullying), according U.S. News and World Report. The NCES study also found that 4.1% of students ages […]

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