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New Findings on Largest US Bullying Study

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The World’s Foremost Bullying Prevention Program Releases Findings from National Study New York, New York, October 20, 2010 In support of National Anti-Bullying Month, Hazelden Publishing and Clemson University presented the Web event: “Bullying in the US: Are We Making the Grade?”  The Olweus Bullying Questionnaire has been administered to over half a…

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Brainquake or Boobquake – Can we rid the ridiculous? (cross-posted at momsrising.org)

Women’s power has hit a new high – or a  new low, depending on your view of global politics.  Recently, a conservative Iranian cleric pronounced that women’s immodest clothing choices spur adultery and therefore increase the risk of devastating earthquakes.  I didn’t pay much attention to this ridiculous, fear-based statement, but I am fascinated by…

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What Can Our Schools Learn from the Fins?

This six-minute BBC clip (BBC Finland’s Education Success) contains some serious gems gained from learning about what makes some country’s education systems outstanding and why America’s schools have been dropping in global rankings.  Finland’s children have consistently performed at the top of international rankings year after year.  I highlight this trend in Growing Up Global…

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