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HEAR monitors news about bullying and efforts to combat it. Below are some recent articles that stand out and resonate with the HEAR approach.
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October 20, 2016
Born to Iranian immigrants, Andrew Nikou grew up outside of Los Angeles, where his dad worked in the city’s water and power department. Things weren’t easy. The family didn’t have a lot of money, and Nikou was the target of harsh bullying in elementary and middle school.
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October 18, 2016
A national training program is being offered at an area BOCES where they want every one of their students from the 31 districts it serves to “hear” one very important message. The F. Donald Meyers Education Center teaches everything from computer technology to heavy equipment operation, but Tuesday’s topic they feel is something that every student should learn.
October 20, 2016
Spirit Day was last week, which is a day when people take stand against bullying and show their support for LGBTQ youth by “going purple.” Take a look at NBC OUT’s infographic about bullying of LGBTQ youth.
October 5, 2016
October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, and in a new push to instill such awareness in youth, The Ad Council’s “I Am A Witness” campaign has launched a new “social good emoji.”
October 16, 2016
In conjunction with National Bullying Prevention Month this October, a nonprofit called YouthTruth released data gathered from 80,000 students in 21 states between the fall of 2012 and the spring of 2015. Their schools, which pay YouthTruth to conduct candid, anonymous surveys of students, are split among urban, suburban and rural areas, are varied in wealth and size, and span the country from the East to West coasts, the South and the Midwest.
October 17, 2016
Parents and teachers are worried. They believe that today’s kids are growing up in an unkind world and that learning to be kind is even more important than getting good grades. But, when it comes to defining “kind,” parents and teachers don’t always agree. That’s according to a new survey of some 2,000 parents and 500 teachers from the educational nonprofit behind Sesame Street, Sesame Workshop.
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