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Anti-bullying Programs in the Schools

My sister, Elaine Zimmerman, is a Connecticut Commissioner for Children and Families, and has been sponsoring programs on anti-bullying in the schools.  Kevin Jennings, the Assistant Deputy Secretary of Education in the United States, has been encouraging the dialogue about how to make our schools safer.  "Look at these faces," my sister says:

http://www.cga.ct.gov/coc/newsletters/2010-11-29.htm 

I am inspired by the courage of these young people.   But we need more protections against bullying in higher education, where, according to expert Valerie Cade, bullying is very common.

We need tools, information, and above all, courage to confront.