Tip Sheets & Stories
- 6 Ways to Start Making Your School Bully Free You've taken the pledge now take these 6 viable steps toward a bully free school.
- Bullying: Are you The One? NEA Vice-President Lily Eskelsen asks: Are you the one? When students have one person who says to them, "I believe you. You don't deserve this. I'm going to try and stop this," it changes their world.
- For Parents: If a Child Complains of Being Bullied Without overreaction, convey to the child that you are angry about the bullying sympathetic with the problem and will take appropriate action.
While hate violence makes headlines, the positive actions of people across the country are creating a different story. They are part of a movement called Not In Our Town.
After a rash of teen suicides and complaints that it didn't go far enough to prevent antigay bullying, Minnesota's largest school district will make major changes in its policies to prevent the harassment and bullying of students who are gay, or perceived to be gay.
The fatal consequences of bullying gay youth and the legal fallout.
A high school in Rhode Island addresses bullying through a unique student-faculty collaborative approach.
According to Helen Cottongim, the school bus is one of the most prone places for bullying to occur because the leader of the area has his or her eyes mainly fixed on the road.
Bullied as a child for choosing figure skating over hockey, this education professor and NEA Bully Free pledge taker reminds us that bullying sometimes initiates difficult conversations.
Bullied But Not Broken
When a teacher was suspended for disciplining a student in his class who made anti-gay remarks, 14-year-old Graeme Taylor decided to do something about it.
This high school counselor makes his office and his school a safe place for all students.
These educators show how one caring adult can make a difference in the life of a bullied child, from NEA Today magazine.
New research has found that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students who are severely bullied in middle and high school carry serious health and mental health problems into young adulthood, including depression, suicide attempts, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and risk for HIV.
Bullying is not just the "fashionable cause" of the moment.
Anti-Bullying Alliance Brings Out the Stars
The launch party for Be a STAR: a night of celebrity, truth, and a very special film screening.
Confronting bullies in your school is a moral obligation, but did you know it's also a legal obligation? The price you could pay for bullying if you fail to act.
Debbie Pavon knows what to do when she spots one of her "frequent fliers." That's what this education support professional (ESP) calls students who land again and again in the principal's office for being disruptive. Sometimes, they're bullies.
Today's bullies have more ways than ever to devastate their victims. It's time to reconsider the role educators can play in stopping them.
What can the schools and the larger community do to ensure student safety in and out of school?
Digital sticks and stones can't break bones – but they can hurt even more. What educators can do to curb bullying in cyberspace.
When Muslims Are Bullied
Your Muslim students often are the targets of discriminatory harassment and bullying. How can you help?
Schools across the country are screening "Shout it Out" to help teens with tough issues.
This online toolkit provides an introduction to NEA's main issues and educational strategies involving the multiple facets of diversity.