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 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 FLENSBURGER FILES 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
COON RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's largest school district said Monday it has reached a tentative agreement to settle federal lawsuits over a policy that was criticized for failing to protect students from bullying.
COON RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's largest school district has abandoned a much-criticized policy that required teachers to remain neutral when issues of sexual identity arose in the classroom, replacing it with a policy designed to create respectful discussion about controversial topics.
COON RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — The teachers union in Minnesota's largest school district urged its school board Monday night to drop a proposed policy on handling controversial topics in the classroom, saying educators should be trusted to mediate student discussions about sexual orientation and other issues.
COON RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota school district that has resisted accusations that its policy to limit discussion of sexual orientation in the classroom has led to the bullying of gay students took the first step Monday night toward formally recognizing the need to openly discuss controversial topics.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's largest school district is considering changes to its neutrality policy on sexual orientation, a stance that critics contend has left gay and lesbian students without protection.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Both sides say they held productive talks toward settling two lawsuits against Minnesota's largest school district challenging its policy requiring staff to remain neutral when sexual orientation is discussed in the classroom.
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