Tag Archives: Bullying

Other crimes against humanity we shouldn’t be talking about

As noted in the first comment on the Uganda post below, we were admonished by a frequently irritated visitor to this blog for talking about the crimes against humanity unfolding in Uganda. Apparently – and I don’t know how else … Continue reading

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Common sense victories over bullying

There are two items of good news to report today. First, the Anoka-Hennepin School District (discussed in This is what the “Black Brigade” wanted for Loudoun) has reached a settlement described as unprecedented and a model for schools across the … Continue reading

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MPAA is broken

Of course it’s too much for kids to see. It’s also too much for kids to live through, walk through, ride the bus with, and go to school with. That’s why they made the movie. NPR’s Linda Holmes, on the … Continue reading

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This is what the “Black Brigade” wanted for Loudoun

The Anoka-Hennepin school district declined to comment on any specific incidences but denies any discrimination, maintaining that its broad anti-bullying policy is meant to protect all students. This Rolling Stone article on the unfathomable disaster that is the Anoka-Hennepin school … Continue reading

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Symposium on Bullying in Schools

This will be an excellent program that would benefit all with an interest in Loudoun County Public Schools. Please encourage those you know to attend. Saturday, February 4, 2012, 2:00-4:00 pm Silver Spring Civic Building One Veterans Plaza Silver Spring, … Continue reading

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This sounds a lot like Loudoun County School Board rhetoric

Tell me if any of this language sounds familiar. From the “License to Bully” bill currently under consideration in Tennessee: This bill specifies that such task forces, programs, and other initiatives may not include materials or training that explicitly or … Continue reading

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No protected classes?

For years the line has been ‘no protected classes,’ and the first thing they throw in — very secretly — was a very protected class, and limited them from repercussions of their own actions. No protected classes, indeed. It’s important … Continue reading

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