Cyberbullying

1) Directory of Connecticut-Based Anti-Bias and Anti-Bullying Programs, and 2) Guidelines for Connecticut Schools to Comply with GENDER IDENTITY AND EXPRESSION NON-DISCRIMINATION LAWS -PA 11-55

New to the Connecticut State Department of Education Bullying & Harassment website are two documents. Directory of Connecticut-Based Anti-Bias and Anti-Bullying Programs. Produced by the CONNECTICUT SAFE SCHOOL COALITION this directory lists some of the major programs available in Connecticut. Guidelines for Connecticut Schools to Comply with GENDER IDENTITY AND EXPRESSION NON-DISCRIMINATION LAWS –PA 11-55. […]

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Giving Teachers Tools to Stop Bullying: Free Training Toolkit Now Available

Giving Teachers Tools to Stop Bullying: Free Training Toolkit Now Available Posted: October 5, 2012 By: Dr. Deborah Temkin, U.S. Department of Education A teacher stands in a classroomOver the past three years, at our annual Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Summits, we have heard the same call by educators-– teachers want to help stop […]

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HHS & Education Department Launch New ‘Stop Bullying’ Website

HHS & Education Department Launch New ‘Stop Bullying’ Website The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services and Education have launched a redesigned Stop Bullying website to encourage children, parents, teachers and communities to take action to stop and prevent bullying. The website has a map with information on state laws and policies and videos […]

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GLSEN Releases Groundbreaking Study of Bias, Bullying and Homophobia in Grades K-6

MEDIA CONTACT Andy Marra Public Relations Manager 646-388-6575 amarra@glsen.org Jan 18, 2012 “Playgrounds and Prejudice: Elementary School Climate in the United States” First National Study to Look at Homophobia, Gender Nonconformity in Elementary Schools Gender Nonconforming Students at Particular Risk for Bullying, Many Teachers Unprepared to Address Issues of Gender Expression, LGBT Families On February […]

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Connecticut revises anti-bullying law to include cyberbullying

Connecticut has revised its anti-bullying law, enacted in 2002, to include “cyberbullying” through text messages, email, Facebook and other social media, says the Daily Norwalk. The revised law also requires that every member of the school staff, from the principal to the cafeteria worker, immediately report any instance of bullying. The law requires that the entire school […]

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