bullying

An App For Safer Schools

Nov 18, 2015
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High school students may want safe schools free of bullying and violence, but they're often reluctant to take concerns directly to school authorities. 

But maybe if a smartphone app made the process easier, things would change. 

That's the general approach outlined in Project SOAR, Student Ownership, Accountability and Responsibility, now in development at Eugene-based Iris Educational Media

The project is backed by a federal grant, and includes plans for testing at high schools in Illinois and Springfield, Oregon. 

The Genesis of Bullying: "Our Road to Hatred"

Oct 21, 2013
OurRoadToHatred.com

October is a lot of things, including National Bullying Prevention Month. 

Bullying is a subject Robert Feuerstein thinks about a lot.

mrgfoundation.org

Kids don't need much of a reason to pick on each other, but the concern heightens when teasing turns to bullying.  A number of programs work to ease bullying in schools, including several programs of the Lotus Rising Project, which seeks to make life better for lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender (LGBT) people in Southern Oregon.