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  • Nebraska School Gives Most Idiotic Advice Ever to Deal with Bullies

    04/18/2014 10:39:42 AM PDT · by massmike · 51 replies
    http://jezebel.com/ ^ | 04/18/2014 | Rebecca Rose
    A school in Lincoln, Nebraska is wiping some major egg off its face after a horrible bullying advice flyer was sent home with kids. Zeman Elementary School fifth-graders were recently sent home with a flyer to help teach them how to act if they're being bullied. It's worse than you can possibly ever imagine. Here's just a few of the highlights: Rule #7: Do not tell on bullies. The number one reason bullies hate their victims, is because the victims tell on them. Telling makes the bully want to retaliate. Tell an adult only when a real injury or crime...
  • Child's Play - Tag Joins Dodgeball as Playground Pariah

    06/24/2002 10:38:23 AM PDT · by Interloper · 38 replies · 859+ views
    ABC News ^ | 6/24/02 | Geraldine Sealey
    Depending on your brawn, athleticism or popularity, if you ever went to grade school you remember well your place in the playground game hierarchy. You either desperately dodged the ball or fiercely beaned classmates with it. You were the captain of the team or the last one chosen. Or perhaps out of fear or shyness, you just blended in until the bell saved you. For generations, recess games were considered mere child's play, even if they broke limbs occasionally or, more regularly, hurt feelings. These days, though, some educators have their sights set on some of the more potentially vicious...