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How to Respond When Students with Disabilities Are Bullied

By Andrew Hawk In most states, school personnel complete annual training about bullying and bullying prevention. Anyone who has completed one of these trainings knows that students with disabilities are at a higher risk of being bullied. However, new information … Continue reading

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The Current State of Cyberbullying

By Judge Tom Jacobs, coauthor of Every Vote Matters: The Power of Your Voice, from Student Elections to the Supreme Court Over the past decade, adults and teenagers have been prosecuted for cyberbullying. Whether charged specifically with an act of … Continue reading

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Author Spotlight: Justin W. Patchin, Ph.D., and Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D.

The staff at Free Spirit is privileged to work with many amazing authors. We will be sharing more author spotlights with you, and hope you enjoy learning about these writers who are dedicated to helping kids succeed. The following spotlight … Continue reading

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When Your Child Bullies: 8 Steps Parents Can Take

By Phyllis Kaufman Goodstein, LMSW, author of Stand Up to Bullying!  Bullying reports may be something we read about in the newspaper, see online, or view on television. It can seem miles away from home, so it’s not unusual for parents … Continue reading

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Talking to Teens About Sexting

By Justin W. Patchin, Ph.D., coauthor of Words Wound Many parents worry that cell phones are an easy place for teens to experiment with sexual activity by sending explicit messages and photos that could follow them in life and have … Continue reading

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