Anti-bullying program aims to teach students empathy

Sep 2, 2012 Full story: Seattle Post-Intelligencer 12

Linh Duong, left, YongQian Chen, Jasmine Scott, Loni Stubblefield and Khadijo Adan observe 4-month-old Matthew Moretsky at Dearborn Park Elementary School.

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“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#1 Sep 2, 2012
This is what I'm talking about, nice to see some proactive work being done against bullying finally. Education ends bigotry and hatred, or at least works to lessen it to a manageable level.
Niel

Australia

#2 Sep 5, 2012
Accenture dogs
mike

Enfield, IL

#3 Sep 7, 2012
good luck with that....
OBAMA Triples the Deficit

Slidell, LA

#4 Oct 12, 2012
You are an Effing Idiot! Intergration has let to more Segregation!

Whites are afraid of Blacks!

fatuous1

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#5 Oct 12, 2012
I'm afraid that I must disagree - this level of nanny-state coddling doesn't teach children anything. If anything, it makes them even more dependent upon authorities in order to simply live their lives...
Oh, I see what the Liberals have done there...
Children should be taught to HARDEN THE F*** UP.
Millions, and I mean literally MILLIONS of adults went through bullying at one time or another in their school lives without committing cowardicide or needing years of expensive therapy.
Why, suddenly, are our children such huge whiners?

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#6 Oct 12, 2012
taman shud wrote:
I'm afraid that I must disagree - this level of nanny-state coddling doesn't teach children anything. If anything, it makes them even more dependent upon authorities in order to simply live their lives...
Oh, I see what the Liberals have done there...
Children should be taught to HARDEN THE F*** UP.
Millions, and I mean literally MILLIONS of adults went through bullying at one time or another in their school lives without committing cowardicide or needing years of expensive therapy.
Why, suddenly, are our children such huge whiners?
So ... you like kids committing suicide. Good to know.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#7 Oct 13, 2012
Typical liberal argument. No logic, simply strawman histrionics. Seriously, between you and the teabaggers, it is surprising we still have a country.
Tom

Harlingen, TX

#8 Oct 13, 2012
"anti-bullying" was the brainchild of gay acivist revolutionary Kevin Jennings, who, inspired by abortion's success from dumbing-down the issue with semantics, envisioned a way to get gay propaganda into the Nation's schools ("...in every school, K-12", goes Jennings) by camoflauging the issue as a school safety issue.

"Anti-bullying" is nothing more than the fulfillment of this man's mission to homosexualize our Nation's children.

He admitted all this as such in a 1995 speech, "Winning the Culture War".

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#10 Oct 14, 2012
Excellent post, Tom, thank you.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#11 Oct 14, 2012
taman shud wrote:
Excellent post, Tom, thank you.
Ah, you're a conspiracy nut, got it.
VeganTiger

Yakima, WA

#12 Oct 14, 2012
This will be another failed innovation ,when the real problem is our kids being stuffed together in extended day cares that teach them to read, eat and not think. A kid shouldn't have to be "prtected" against bullying by the same people who have created the conditions ripe for it to begin with.

For the most time, public schooling is a waste, hazard and dumbening of our kids future.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#13 Oct 14, 2012
Sorry, Koder, wrong again - I was lauding Tom's ability to post without personal attacks, something that you can't *quite* seem to do. As a matter of fact, I completely disagree with Tom's assertion, nonetheless, he didn't try and guilt me with a strawman argument.

@ Vegantiger, I completely agree that the public school system is a waste - partially, in my opinion, is the 'No child left behind' law, other things are more than likely lack of student discipline, teacher laziness, and lack of parental responsibility.

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