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Class Coat of Arms—Activity

Students Working Together to Create a Class Symbol that Represents the Whole

Grades K-8—This activity from the Second Step Bullying Prevention Unit is a great way to strengthen that supportive class climate, not to mention an opportunity for a history lesson in coats of arms and their meanings.… Read More


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Response to Charlottesville: A Call for Empathy and Inclusion from Joan Cole Duffell

A Message from Our Executive Director, Plus Resources for Teachers and Families

The terrible events in Charlottesville and the news stories and conversations of the past week are weighing on our minds here at Committee for Children. Such hatred, violence, and intolerance can only be extinguished by working together now to bui… Read More


cyberbullying

Committee for Children and UW Sponsor 7th Annual Bullying Research Network Think Tank

Research Experts Gather in Seattle to Discuss Cyberbullying and What to Do About It

On July 27–28, 2017, Committee for Children and the University of Washington co-hosted the seventh annual Bullying Research Network Think Tank in Seattle, WA. The topic of discussion was “Translational Research in Cyberbullying: What We Know a… Read More


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The Bully Pulpit

Introduction

Fifteen years ago, few states had explicit legislation aimed to reduce bullying. Today every state in the country has adopted policies to minimize bullying. Overall, 28 percent of students reported being victim… Read More