Category Archives: Bullying in the news

GOP-led Michigan Senate approves gutless “anti”-bullying legislation

In other words, if you can claim some sort of bullshit moral ground for systematically abusing another person emotionally or physically, you’d be off the hook. Continue reading

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Post of the week: Why bullying won’t end

Modern society has determined that even parents who believe in corporal punishment are guilty of abuse and a form of bullying themselves. That’s just nonsense. Continue reading

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Two updates on bullying, especially cyberbullying

It takes a village. In this case, the members of our village are our president and his wife and the company started by a man who made Time’s Person of the Year in 2010. Continue reading

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Anti-bullying expert tells parents that much of their advice is wrong

Jodee Blanco knows bullies. They abused her, stuff snow into her mouth, tortured her until she prayed for death. Continue reading

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A shortage of school counselors? That can’t be good

From the Washington Post “The Answer Sheet“: Though the┬árecommended number per counselor is 250 students, the American School Counselor Associations shows that the national average is actually one counselor for every 457 students. And those figures were from 2008-09, the … Continue reading

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Penn Jillette makes a point about suicide and bullying

Penn Jillette: Suicide is not the answer. Continue reading

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For today’s consideration, three questions

She discusses myths about bullying, including the persistent myth that bullying is an affliction of urban or poor schools and the other persistent myth that bullying is physical. Continue reading

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