STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Democrats leave session with issues they still want to do
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey
There is little doubt the 2013 Minnesota Legislature will be remembered for its historic vote to allow gay marriage and a $2 billion tax increase.
Democrats say the s... Posted on 5/22/13 at 1:01 PM
MS. SIMPLICITY Thank You Harry Potter: A Letter From A Mother
So manymemories are tied to my boys' childhoodwith the Harry Potter series. We had car trips where we listened to audio books in the car while driving to the Black Hills. We had vacations where I ha... Posted on 7/18/11 at 8:37 AM
HEALTHBEAT Health care bullies
His test results were late, so the patient jokingly asked the doctor whom to blame. The doctor pointed to the nurse and said, "If you want to scream at anyone, scream at her."
Was this just an offhan... Posted on 5/9/11 at 3:25 PM
MOMSTAR Stand Up To Bullying
I saw this post today over at the "NIE Rocks!" blog, and just feel that it's too important not to "re-blog".
Being bullied is painful, but it is important to remember that you are not alone! Follow ... Posted on 10/8/10 at 4:15 PM
More than 1,000 middle and high school students will gather
for Minnesota FCCLA’s (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) annual State Leadership Conference at the DoubleTree Hotel April 11-13.
A rural Minnesota woman said if some schools had better programs and plans to deal with bullying, her son might not have killed himself.
“I believe that my son’s unbearable pain and sadness was preventable,” Ann Gettis of Kenyon told a state Senate committee Tuesday.
Her son, Jeremiah, shot himself in 2006 after years of being bullied at school, she said.
Nearly one-third of all school-aged children, an upwards of 13 million students, are bullied each year. During National Bullying Prevention Month in October, communities are urged to come together and take action to send a message that bullying will not be accepted in their town or school.
As a show of support to children who are bullied, PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center invites everyone to wear orange on Unity Day, Wednesday, October 10, during National Bullying Prevention Month.
PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center has many exciting ways for individuals and communities nationwide to join the movement during National Bullying Prevention Month in October, which PACER originated in 2006.
Resource Training and Solutions and the Diocese of Saint Cloud have partnered to bring speaker Barbara Coloroso to the St. Cloud Civic Center (River’s Edge) on September 26 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. to present “Bullying - Breaking the Cycle of Violence.”
The Diversity Resource Action Alliance would like to commend Mayor Dan Ness and the city’s Cultural Inclusiveness Committee for their January 21 letter taking a stand against bullying in our community.
Just over a year ago, the Alexandria City Council approved the establishment of the Cultural Inclusiveness Committee (CIC) to advise the city on matters that foster a community that is welcoming, vibrant and inclusive of diversity.
In the wake of high-profile incidents across the country involving cyberbullying and cyberstalking, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar convened a public forum at Augsburg College to gather the views of Minnesotans on “Protecting Children and Youth in an Online World.”
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