Month: October 2011

Solution Team and the Social Diversity of our Schools by Lynn Bravewomon

Many schools lack a non-blaming mirroring of the actual language that students use with one another. Anti-gay language, racial slurs, derogatory and hurtful comments about intelligence and size pervade student social discourse, often without educational intervention from the adults on campus. Students’ prevalent complaint is that “no one responds” to the language they endure. When … Continued

Boston launches bullying hotline

No Bully spoke this week to Ed Donnelly, known to many as Boston’s anti-bullying czar. How many public schools are there in Boston? 134. How did you come to set up a bullying hotline? The Mayor of Boston was proactive in setting up an anti-bullying hotline. Initially we had a physical phone in a room … Continued