Rachel’s Challenge – Counter Bullying With Acts Of Kindness

The community is invited to Rachel’s Challenge.  What is Rachel’s Challenge?  It is a powerful assembly and training program for schools.  Rachel Scott was the first victim of the Columbine shootings in 1999.  Rachel’s Challenge exists to equip and inspire individuals to replace acts of violence, bullying and negativity with acts of respect, kindness and…
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Choose Kindness

Check out this story, “Program at East Grand Forks middle school urges students to choose kindness” in the Wednesday, 9/19/12 Grand Forks Herald by reporter Pamela Knudson. You can also find coverage of it on WDAZ TV http://www.wdaz.com/event/article/id/15113/group/Reporter%20Stories/ Program at East Grand Forks middle school urges students to choose kindness Students were urged to improve their school’s…
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Check Out This School Year’s NIE Supplement Schedule!

Welcome back to a new school year!  I am pleased to present our 2012-2013 NIE Supplement Schedule.  Newspapers in Education supplements or tabs are featured once, sometimes twice a month, during the school year in CLASSROOM COPIES ONLY of the Grand Forks Herald. Tabs deal with a variety of topics and age levels. They also…
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Bullying – What Educators Can Do About It

Bullying: What Educators Can Do About It is a resource developed particularly for elementary school teachers. The guide includes activities and tips about what teachers can do to prevent or stop bullying. As part of this guide there is an annotated bibliography of children’s books related to the topic of bullying. A PowerPoint presentation about bullying is available…
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Anti-Bullying Resources

Bullying in schools is a key focus of the Obama administration. The President hosted the first-ever White House Conference on Bullying Prevention and has dedicated $132 million of the 2012 fiscal budget to grants to combat bullying. The Administration also compiled facts and resources about bullying that can be accessed by visiting StopBullying.gov. Thinkfinity.org offers…
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