Bullying

We at the FEA are pleased to see that our statewide advocacy toward preventing bullying in our schools has had some success. Virginia Education Law now includes provisions against bullying students, but we have further to go to make sure that these laws address bullying against education employees as well as students.

Model Policy to Address Bullying in Virginia’s Public Schools

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/support/prevention/bullying/model_policy_to_address_bullying_in_va_schools.pdf

DOE bullying prevention info:

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/support/prevention/bullying/ (excellent resource)

From the VEA Journal:

Getting at the Roots of Bullying

Educators are sometimes victims, too, and the bully is often an administrator or colleague

Clamping Down on Bullying

Technological Taunting

Ten Steps Educators Can Take to Respond to Bullying