NIE ROCKS! Rachel's Challenge - Counter Bullying with Acts of Kindness
The community is invited to Rachel's Challenge. What is Rachel's Challenge? It is a powerful assembly and training program for schools. Rachel Scott was the first victim of the Columbine shootings in ... Posted on 10/5/12 at 10:29 AM
UND NEWS BLOG UND to offer course this fall on the psychology of ‘bullying’
Bullying isnt a new problem, but the Internet and other advancements in technology have enabled its effects to become more widespread and potentially more destructive.
Thats why for the first time, t... Posted on 7/20/12 at 3:18 PM
4 MY FUTURE - CAREER AND CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT Dear Parents: Facebook and Internet Safety from Local Students...
Dear Parents -
The Grand Forks Youth Commission exists to identify, promote, improve, increase and provide services and programs for young people in Grand Forks. We invite you to read through the fol... Posted on 4/19/12 at 10:00 AM
MS. SIMPLICITY Thank You Harry Potter: A Letter From A Mother
So manymemories are tied to my boys' childhoodwith the Harry Potter series. We had car trips where we listened to audio books in the car while driving to the Black Hills. We had vacations where I ha... Posted on 7/18/11 at 7:37 AM
HEALTH BEAT Health care bullies
His test results were late, so the patient jokingly asked the doctor whom to blame. The doctor pointed to the nurse and said, "If you want to scream at anyone, scream at her."
Was this just an offhan... Posted on 5/9/11 at 2:25 PM
Nearly 70 percent of 7th through 12th graders say bullying happens in their school in Grand Forks. Grand Forks County is adding new school initiatives to cut down on bullying through the Safer Tomorrows program.
(AP) - A video of a 68-year-old school bus monitor being mercilessly taunted by seventh-graders became a rallying point against bullies Thursday, with a fund for the New York state grandmother raising at least $380,000 and a deluge of people demanding harsh punishment for the boys.
COON RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — The school board in Minnesota's largest school district on Monday night approved a replacement for a policy that required teachers to stay neutral when sexual orientation comes up in class, a stance that some critics blamed for fostering bullying.
A six-month investigation of anti-bullying efforts in Minnesota schools has found a patchwork of local policies with virtually no tracking of bullying incidents and little state oversight, Minnesota Public Radio News reported Monday.
The analysis by the Departments of Health and Education uses data from a survey of more than 130,000 students. It found that 13 percent of respondents reported being bullied regularly — once a week or more.
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