Girl Tackles Bullying Problem With What Teens Know Best – Texting

Girl Tackles Bullying Problem With What Teens Know Best – Texting

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Photo by K Connors via morguefileAt 14, a victim of relentless taunting and cruelty herself, Ashley Craig dedicated eight months to researching, and preparing an anti-bullying program for her entire New Jersey school district. After her presentation to the High Point Board of Education, the members unanimously approved her initiative, “Students Against Being Bullied”.

The student group’s main tool will be two dedicated phone lines for student support and reporting abuse.

With an unlimited texting plan, the report line will reach administrative heads on alert for messages from victims or bystanders. The second phone number is a support line, where counselors will be available to provide resources to benefit troubled students.

“I hope to go statewide with this and I will work extremely hard to get there,” Craig said

(READ the story at New Jersey Herald)

Thanks to Karen Whitty O’Keefe for submitting the link via our Facebook page
Photo by K Connors via morguefile

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