School must enforce a “No-Bullying” policy

Family blames bullying for girl’s suicide

Some states in the United States have implemen...
Some states in the United States have implemented laws to address school bullying. Law prohibits bullying of students based on sexual orientation and gender identity Law prohibits bullying of students based on sexual orientation only School regulation or ethical code for teachers that address bullying of students based on sexual orientation Law prohibits bullying in school but lists no specific categories of protection No statewide law that specifically prohibits bullying in schools (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

After reading about another child’s death due to bullying, I don’t understand why educators in some schools don’t enforce a “No Bullying” policy. Our children‘s safety should be our number one concern.

As I prepare to teach kindergarten-enrichment class this year, I will be teaching the children about kindness, caring, manners, and everything else that can help instill in them to want to be caring people. It must start young and the responsibility falls on both the parents and the educators.

Those who are responsible for the protection of  our children  must step up and do more. According to statistics, too many children are committing suicide due to bullying.

A stop to bullying and cyber-bullying  needs to be taken care of by parents and educators.

Parents must communicate with their children. Let them know they can come to you with anything and that they don’t have to tolerate being bullied. Instill in them the confidence to stand up to mean people, because throughout life, there will be more mean people around looking for someone to bully. Those who bully must be told there are severe consequences to their behavior. More assemblies, guest speakers and police officers must come into the schools monthly if needed to get the message to kids! If they bully someone, that  means  disciplinary action will be taken.

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4 thoughts on “School must enforce a “No-Bullying” policy

  1. Tina…this is a passionate plea that WILL be heard! Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving such a lovely comment. If we can help kids gain a positive self-image, bullying will fade away…people who have true self-esteem don’t need to step on others to feel better about themselves…instead, they reach out and lift others up. 🙂

    1. You said-“If we can help kids gain a positive self-image, bullying will fade away…people who have true self-esteem don’t need to step on others to feel better about themselves…instead, they reach out and lift others up.”
      This is so true. As parents, neighbors and concerned educators, we can make a difference.

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