Posted at 10:03 AM on May 10, 2011
by Julia Schrenkler
If you're a parent of a Minnesota student, there's more than a 50 percent chance your child has been bullied -- or bullied another student -- at least once.
- From Study gives insight into student bullies and their victims, MPR News.
50 percent. That number cannot be ignored. How can it be addressed? Join Minnesota Public Radio News for an important discussion in the UBS Forum on bullying in Minnesota:
The week of May 16th, the newsroom will release the results of a five-month investigation into bullying. We'll discuss those findings and hear firsthand stories about bullying as well as hear from experts on the best courses for schools to take in addressing bullying, as well as the proper roles at both the local and state level.
The event is May 18, 7:00 p.m., tickets are free but registration is required.
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* After defeat, DFLers to continue push for bullying bill, April 6, 2011
* Duluth schools take on high-tech bullies, April 4, 2011
* For some young people, bullying is an assault to be not just endured, but survived, April 4, 2011
* Educators gather in Mpls. to talk bullying prevention, March 7, 2011
* At Mpls. summit, educators take on bullying, March 7, 2011