Each of us deserves the freedom to pursue our own version of happiness. No one deserves to be bullied.  

Barack Obama

 

Empathy, awareness, and action lead to justice and inclusion.


Anonymous

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MARC Information for Parents/Guardians: Understanding Cyberbullying and Social Networking

MARC Tips about Texting: Tips about Texting for Parents and Students

MARC What to do if your child is being bullied

MARC Talking to your kids about sexting 

Cyberbullying Research Center: Dedicated to providing up-to-date information about the nature, extent, causes, and consequences of cyberbullying among adolescents.

Special Needs Youth and Bullying: The Federation for Children with Special Needs

Racism and Racial Bullying

LGBTQ Youth and Bullying

Katie Greer - Internet Expert 


MPS Important Information 

Bullying Prevention and Intervention Plan

School Official Responsible for Receiving Reports (by School)

Bullying District Policy



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HOW TO PREVENT BULLYING

How to Prevent Bullying

Parents, school staff, and other caring adults have a role to play in preventing bullying. They can:

● Help students understand bullying:​ Talk about what bullying is and how to stand up to it safely. Tell students bullying is unacceptable. Make sure kids know how to get help.

● Keep the lines of communication open: ​Check-in with students often. Listen to them. Know their friends, ask about school, and understand their concerns.

● Encourage students to do what they love ​Special activities, interests, and hobbies can boost confidence, help kids make friends, and protect them from bullying behavior.

● Model how to treat others with kindness and respect.


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HELP STUDENTS UNDERSTAND BULLYING

Help Students Understand Bullying

Students ​who know​ what bullying is can better identify it. They can talk about bullying if it happens to them or others. Students need to know ways to safely stand up to bullying and how to get help.