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Help create the Charter for Compassionate Schools

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

In 2013 the Compassionate Action Network International (CAN) joined with No Bully and other thought leaders to draft a Charter for Compassionate Schools.  The original Charter for Compassion was supported by the TED annual prize awarded to Karen Armstrong in 2008 and attracted widespead global support. There is huge need for a Charter for Compassionate Schools that translates the principle of compassion to the uniqueness of school world and acts as a rallying cry and unifying vision for schools and educational organizations across the globe. Read more about Help create the Charter for Compassionate Schools »

Students, Not Punishment, Stop School Bullying

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Ferndale Elementary school in Humboldt County, California, has adopted a novel approach to student bullying.

“It wasn’t just that punishment didn’t do any good,” says Tammy Saldana, Ferndale principal. “Punishment actually made things worse. Sending the student to detention, it doesn’t work. They go home, they’re upset, they just come right back to school and do it again. They haven’t learned any replacement skills for the negative behavior.” Read more about Students, Not Punishment, Stop School Bullying »

Humboldt County Anti-Bullying Initiative

Monday, April 22, 2013

No Bully has been working successfully in Humboldt County for the past year training schools how to bring together Solution Teams of students to end incidents of bullying and harassment among their peers.

Now Seven Humboldt County schools will have the opportunity to enter a one-year partnership with No Bully in 2013-2014 to implement its system to prevent and stop student bullying and harassment. 90% of the cost of the parternship will come from a consortium of donors that we are actively bringing together with support from the Humboldt County Office of Education. Read more about Humboldt County Anti-Bullying Initiative »

Bully-Free Grant Opportunity for Marin Schools

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Five Marin County schools will have the opportunity to partner with No Bully in the 2013-2014 school year through funding provided by the CCSESA Regional K-12 Student Mental Health Initiative (SMHI) to the Marin County Office of Education. One of the goals of this statewide initiative is to build the capacity of schools and communities to implement prevention and early identification strategies that promote student mental health.  The regional plan for the SMHI contract has a specific focus on bullying prevention. Read more about Bully-Free Grant Opportunity for Marin Schools »