STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Anti-bullying bill becomes law
By Don Davis
Gov. Mark Dayton put pen on paper 15 hours after final legislative approval of an anti-bullying bill, enacting a new law requiring schools to have bullying prevention policies and provid... Posted on 4/9/14 at 5:55 PM
MOORHEAD AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Moorhead High Bully Stompers speak out against bullying
In October, Horizon Middle School seventh-grade students heard presentations that left some of the students in tears. The personal stories shared by the Bully Stompers, a group of Moorhead High School... Posted on 11/25/13 at 12:53 PM
THE NEW FORTY Bullying - cyber or otherwise - it needs to stop.
I was bullied as a kid. I was a shy, geeky girl who would cry at the drop of a hat - a prime target for anyone who wanted to assert dominance over me. My childhood experiences are what influenced my a... Posted on 10/19/13 at 8:54 PM
THE FLENSBURG FILES: TRAVELS AND EXPERIENCES GATHERED OF A FORMER MINNESOTAN Bullying and Cyberbullying: Not a laughing matter.
From the Classroom
Bullying and Cyberbullying- the problems that are universal today. Whether it is someone being ganged up and beaten in the hallways in school, a girl being made fun of by her peer... Posted on 7/30/13 at 10:44 AM
FARGO SCHOOL TALK Ben Franklin art students have the message covered
Ben Franklin Middle School students - 7th and 8th graders under the direction of art teacher Darin Johnson - along with teachers and administrators, have been working this year on a series of artisti... Posted on 5/11/13 at 8:00 AM
Fargo students may not be following bullying legislation at the North Dakota Legislature, but they see the problem regularly in school and offered lawmakers some tips Wednesday on how to get a handle on it.
Fargo School District pays $300,000 in damages, fees
The Fargo School District has paid $300,000 in damages and attorney’s fees as part of an out-of-court settlement with a former student over allegations that he was repeatedly bullied by classmates.
ST. PAUL – Administrators of Minnesota’s largest school district say they’ve found no evidence that bullying pushed six students to commit suicide in the past 15 months, contradicting an often-made claim.
District agreement includes training for teachers
The Fargo School District has reached a tentative out-of-court agreement with a former student over allegations that he was repeatedly bullied by classmates.
Sheriff: Teen suicide case is ‘pretty much closed’
Community leaders in Cooperstown, N.D., have created a task force and scheduled a public meeting to address depression and suicide following the self-inflicted death of a 16-year-old girl on Nov. 4.
I never quite know where or when the inspiration for my next parenting column will strike. Usually my best ideas come from something my daughters do or say. This is the first time I’ve found an idea in the NFL.
Minor revisions to policy meant to keep students safe
The Minnesota School Board Association recently made minor changes to its policies on harassment and violence, bullying and hazing – but it’s “pure coincidence” the group revisited the policies now.
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