Post Tagged with: "Bullying"

The BULLY Project reaches 1.8+ million views

A little over one year ago, when AFSA proudly became a partner of the BULLY Project and first adopted a resolution aimed to end bullying in schools, The BULLY Project established a goal of screening the film Bully coupled with educational programs for one million kids. Creator of the movie, Lee Hirsch announced at an event on Wednesday, June 5 […]

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Safe Schools Improvement Act reintroduced to Congress

A new version of the Safe Schools Improvement Act has been reintroduced in the Senate and will be reintroduced in the House shortly. As members of the National Safe Schools Partnership, we will be urging congressmen and women to support this bill ensuring safer schools. This legislation seeks to strengthen punishments for school bullying and also broadens the definition of […]

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Educators Take a Stand Against Financing Guns

Educators Take a Stand Against Financing Guns

A group of California teachers is taking to heart the linkage of education and firearms inherent in the wake of the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., and is working to divest teacher funds of firearm holdings. Following a unanimous vote by its members during a public meeting, the California State Teachers Retirement System (Calstrs), one of the largest in the United […]

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Resolution Passed At Triennial Convention Endorses Programs Fighting To End Bullying

Resolution Passed At Triennial Convention Endorses Programs Fighting To End Bullying

Last week at AFSA’s Triennial Convention a resolution was passed to endorse national and local programs that support school administrators with training, resources, and knowledge aimed at ending bullying in our society.

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Free viewings of “Bully” offered for 1 Million Kids Initiative

Earlier this year, AFSA endorsed the movie “Bully” and the AFSA General Executive Board passed a resolution to endorse policies aimed at ending bullying in schools. The Bully Project has now launched the 1 Million Kids initiative aiming to have one million kids see the movie.

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AFSA Resolution on Bullying

Bullying of children and young adults is a serious problem across the nation and educators, parents, students and community members are becoming increasingly aware of this national problem.

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