Tag Archive: bully

Aug 18 2013

Why is gossip wrong?

“Knowledge is power, if you know it about the right person,” wrote Ethel Watts. Or, as Ivern Ball quipped, “A small town is a place where there is little to see or do, but what you hear makes up for it.” In small towns or large cities, gossip wreaks havoc wherever it spreads. And it …

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Aug 13 2013

The Bully Party:This sure isn’t the representative democracy the Founders were after

If our government were a card game, the American people would surely have realized by now that they’re playing with a marked deck. The Republicans are cheating. In the 2012 elections, Democratic candidates for House seats collectively won about five percent more votes than their Republican opponents did overall. Yet the Republicans hung onto their …

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Jun 07 2011

Preventing bullying and cyber bullying

By Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott Bullying was once considered an unfortunate – but relatively harmless – schoolyard malady. Today, however, parents, educators and law enforcement officials are increasingly recognizing that bullying is anything but harmless. Young victims of bullying can suffer long-term consequences that haunt them long into adulthood. For the perpetrators, bullying can …

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Apr 28 2011

Bullying, at-risk behavior conference slated

Partners in Prevention and Region 7 Education Service Center will host a one-day Safe Communities Conference focusing on at-risk behavior such as bullying, assaults, suicide, truancy, teen pregnancy, chronic drug use, and poor classroom performance. The event features nationally-acclaimed speakers Dan Korem and Brooks Gibbs. The conference will be held from 9am-3:30pm, Mon., June 6, …

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Jan 15 2011

Expert to give advice on bully prevention

The Parent Services Center will hold its annual parenting conference from 9am until 3:30pm, Saturday, Jan. 22 in the Ornelas Activity Center on the UT-Tyler campus at 3402 Old Omen Road. The subject matter is titled “The Bully, the Bullies and the Bystander” to be presented by nationally renowned expert Barbara Coloroso.  East Texas parents, …

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