Monday, April 11, 2011

Government Creates Anti-Bullying Site

WASHINGTON - MARCH 10:  U.S. President Barack ...Image by Getty Images via @daylifeMichelle Obama has called for a conference to discuss the problem of bullying in our country. "The conference was an outgrowth of an effort among six cabinet agencies that began last August with a session at the Education Department to promote cooperation between government and nongovernment players, including the National PTA and MTV" stated by NYTimes article.


The conference included parents of two youngsters who committed suicide because of bullying. This website, StopBullying.gov was a direct outcome of the discussions that occurred during the conference. Offering a place to find information for parents teachers and students is at least a start of helping those who have become targets for bullying. There are articles on cyberbullying, advice for stepping in as a teen or adult to assist victims, and other helpful hints.

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Glee's Jane Lynch Promotes Online Safety

Nov 23Image by rmom352 via FlickrThe electronics company LG and Jane Lynch from Glee have teamed up to promote safe texting. The website offers some helpful hints for teens and safe use of texting, for parents to manage their teens texting account, and ideas for general use. There are some short stories about different situations along with suggestions for dealing with problems.

Image from AT&T ad in Philadelphia Airport.
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