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How Does the U.S. Constitution Affect the Lives of Teachers and Students?

By Judge Tom Jacobs, author of What Are My Rights? Q&A About Teens and the Law On September 17, 1787, thirty-nine delegates gathered in Philadelphia and signed a document establishing the basis of our government and way of life. The … Continue reading

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The Power to Promote Responsible Social Networking

by Judith C. Galas, coauthor of The Power to Prevent Suicide In the 1990s, schools went on high alert to help kids identify suicidal tendencies in themselves and others. They embraced a call to action that continues today through suicide … Continue reading

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Nice Tweets! Cyber Compliments Abound

Recently Kevin Curwick, a high school student in Osseo, Minnesota, got a lot of press attention. Tired of seeing cyberbullying and negative comments online, he started a Twitter account just for sending positive vibes to friends and acquaintances. @OsseoNiceThings took … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: Small Gesture, Big Impact

I have a mailbox that I have to open with a key. It is a short walk away from my house, but I only check it about once a week. I never get any personal mail. I usually only get … Continue reading

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Between Tweens: Casual Comments, or Cyberbullying?

Billy Unger, a teen actor on Disney Channel’s show Leo’s Jam, speaks from personal experience on the When I Was Bullied video. “I feel like cyberbullying is almost a more cowardly way of bullying a person. Bullying is bullying,” he … Continue reading

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