Month: April 2018

We shouldn’t be surprised when youths cyberbully themselves

 By Alice Cahn “I wanted to see if someone was really my friend.” Those were the words of a teenager who was interviewed as part of a study about the phenomenon of teens who bully themselves online as a way to manage feelings of sadness and self-hatred and to gain attention from their friends. Other … Continued

A Record-breaking Parent Night in Pueblo, Colorado

Bessemer Academy faces many of the same challenges as other schools in Pueblo, Colorado, a town of 110,000 people that has struggled to reinvent itself in the face of deindustrialization and enormous job losses. Nearly 90% of students in Pueblo City Schools qualify for free or reduced lunch.  In January 2017, No Bully launched an anti-bullying … Continued