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Schools identify creative ways to address student conflicts

April 17, 2016 | Posted in: Early Learners, Elementary, High School, Middle Years

When my kids come home from school, they often share stories of arguments and conflicts they saw in the hallways that day. These clashes are nothing new, but the ways some schools are addressing them are. According to the National Bullying Prevention Center: One out of every four students (22%) reports being bullied during the […]

A little respect, please

December 6, 2011 | Posted in: Early Learners, Elementary, High School, Middle Years | with 0 Comments

My teenager was upset. She had been waiting to drop off our puppy at the groomer’s when an older woman entered the shop. Hannah stared wordlessly as the woman strode past her to the counter, her small dog in her arms. The woman started to speak before the clerk had returned the phone to its […]