The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says that bullying prevention messages are likely to be more effective if they come from many adults in a community and not just from educators and parents.
National School Safety and Security Services provide Superintendents, school boards, and school administrator’s school safety consulting services to: Prevent and manage school violence, reduce safety risks and liability and improve school-community relations on school safety issues.
The Connecticut Law to help students concerns the Strengthening of School Bullying Laws. It was signed into law by Governor Dannel Malloy on July 13th
The Connecticut State department of Education states that children identified as having special needs are three to five times more at risk for being targets of bullies than children not identified.
This website offers an advocacy group for parents of children affected by bullying. It provides information about bullying as well as bullying prevention.
Cyberbullying is emerging as one of the more challenging issues facing educators and parents as young people embrace the Internet and other mobile communication technologies. Visit this link for further information on cyberbullying.