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NEA’s Bully Free: It Starts With Me


The NEA Bullying Prevention Kit

Designed by educators for educators, this kit reflects the best available research on bullying prevention:.

Funded in part by the Gill Foundation.


Tray Chaney, Actor and Rap Artist, Speaks Out Against Bullying, Endorses NEA Bully Free: It Starts With Me Campaign:


NEA President Lily Eskelsen García: One Caring Adult Can Make All the Difference in a Bullied Student’s Life.

"I hope to never hear an educator or a parent or a Sunday School teacher say to a frightened bullied child, 'Just ignore it.' Schools that are seeing a decrease in bullying are not ignoring it.  They are acting."
--Lily Eskelsen Garcia, Fall 2014

Key Facts Every Educator Should Know About Bullying

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If you haven't seen the documentary film Bully, view it online at through November 13, 2014.


All Kids Deserve to Be Safe from Bullying: Jake's Story
By Tim Walker

Create a Safe and Caring Climate for Students with Disabilities and You Shall Be Rewarded
By David Sheridan

Supporting Vulnerable Youth — What Will You Do?
By Paul Sathrum

Zero tolerance policies earn a big fat "F" 
By Joann Sebastian Morris