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    Bullying: What is the school's responsibility
    All children are entitled to courteous and respectful treatment by students and staff at school. Educators have a duty to ensure that students have a safe learning environment. Fortunately, most educators take their responsibilities to stop bullying very seriously. Several states have passed anti-bullying laws and require public schools to have an anti-bullying program in place. Ask for a copy of your school’s policy or check the student handbook to see if your school has policies that will help resolve the problem.
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    Warning signs that your child is being bullied
    Parents may not know if something is bothering their teen, or it may seem to them like it could be any one of a number of things. But, when a teen is being bullied it is important that we make it a point to know the difference and help. Always start with a conversation, ask your teen what is going on. And be on the lookout for these possible warning signs that a child is being bullied that the HRSA has given us: More...
     
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    Five steps to take if your child is being bullied
    If your child comes to you because a bully is bothering him, you need to pay close attention to the problem. The worst thing you can do is ignore it. Too often parents feel children and teens need to ‘work things out’ on their own. While your child does need to develop his social skills by doing things independently, being victimized by a bully is not a social skill one needs to learn. If the problem is ignored, your child’s self-esteem will become unhealthy, he will be hurt mentally or physically, and he could become a bully himself.
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