Bullying Basics for Parents
The U.S. Department of Education just posted these five ways parents can help their children prevent bullying.
The Department of Ed is encouraging parents to talk to their children about bullying by doing the following five things:
- Establish lines of communication and talk for at least 15 minutes a day.
- Make sure kids know safe ways to be more than a bystander.
- Know your state’s anti-bullying law and your school’s anti-bullying policy.
- Learn how to support kids involved in bullying.
- Take an active role in anti-bullying initiatives.
Visit StopBullying.gov for more information.
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