By Tara Gibson - September 26, 2019
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Yearly, K-12 schools and organizations work together to encourage schools, communities, and organizations to work together to stop bullying and cyberbullying by raising awareness of the impact of all forms of bullying. With bullying and cyberbullying incidents on the rise, it’s important that schools make an effort to take action against bullies. We’ve compiled bullying resources such as websites and organizations, bullying legislation, LGBTQ initiatives, programs, curricula, and technologies that can help educators tackle bullying in school.
Knowing the damage bullying and cyberbullying has on young people, state and local lawmakers have taken action to prevent bullying in schools. All 50 states have their own laws, policies and regulations which have continued to evolve over time. StopBullying.gov has put together the below map, as well as a detailed chart split up by state, which outlines every states bullying laws. Click here to learn more.
Rave cares a lot about preventing bullying and cyberbullying in schools, and we’ve blogged about the topic often. See the below blogs:
National Bullying Prevention Month is the perfect opportunity for your K-12 school or district to step up and put more effort behind anti-bullying strategies. The Rave EyeWitness platform is a great tool for schools interested in implementing an anonymous tip software. Interested in learning more?
Tara is a Marketing Coordinator on the Rave Mobile Safety marketing team. She loves writing about all things K-12, State & Local, Higher Ed, Corporate, and Healthcare, and manages the Rave social media channels. When she's not working, she's taking care of her smiley, shoe eating, Instagram-famous fur baby, Enzo!
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