bullying http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming Youth Risk results are up and down http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-youth-risk-results-are-and-down <p>The Centers for Disease Control has released the 2011 Youth Risk Behavior survey.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The C-D-C finds that the students from Wyoming align with the rest of the nation when it comes to Drug and Alcohol use, and are better than the national average in areas such as physical fitness, risky sexual behavior and diet,&nbsp; but are worse in areas surrounding violence, unintentional injury and tobacco use.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 16:32:10 +0000 Bob Beck 25353 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Youth Risk results are up and down Cheyenne school district finds bullying occurs above the national average http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cheyenne-school-district-finds-bullying-occurs-above-national-average <p> Laramie County School District One in Cheyenne says a survey conducted earlier this year found that 26 percent of girls and 23 percent of boys say they were bullied two-to-three times a month.&nbsp; The figures exceed the national average.&nbsp;</p><p>More than 5-thousand students in grades three-through-eight participated in the survey that is part of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program that the district is using.&nbsp; The results are being used as a baseline as the school district begins new strategies to address bullying.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 25 May 2012 00:21:39 +0000 Bob Beck 24580 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Cheyenne school district finds bullying occurs above the national average Wyoming Department of Education says anti-bullying efforts are important http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-department-education-says-anti-bullying-efforts-are-important <p> The State Department of Education says school districts developing anti-bullying plans will do a lot to improve not only behavior, but education in the state.&nbsp; Wyoming’s most recent youth risk behavior survey found that a quarter of high school students and better than 50 percent of middle school students in the state experienced bullying.&nbsp; Superintendent of Schools Cindy Hill said bullying is unacceptable.&nbsp; She said they have found that schools with no tolerance for bullying actually are higher performing schools and Hill says that is not surprising.</p> Tue, 17 Jan 2012 00:51:53 +0000 Bob Beck 18180 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Department of Education says anti-bullying efforts are important Wyoming Department of Education takes on bullying in Wyoming Schools http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-department-education-takes-bullying-wyoming-schools <p><a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wpr/openspaces.mediaplayer?STATION_NAME=wpr&amp;MEDIA_ID=999891&amp;MEDIA_EXTENSION=mp3&amp;MODULE=openspaces "><strong>Listen to the Story</strong></a></p> Sat, 14 Jan 2012 03:22:11 +0000 Bob Beck 18094 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Green River teaches manners to prevent bullying http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/green-river-teaches-manners-prevent-bullying <p><a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wpr/openspaces.mediaplayer?STATION_NAME=wpr&amp;MEDIA_ID=999892&amp;MEDIA_EXTENSION=mp3&amp;MODULE=openspaces "><strong>Listen to the Story</strong></a></p> Sat, 14 Jan 2012 03:17:49 +0000 Willow Belden 18093 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Green River teaches manners to prevent bullying BULLYING: Powell http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/bullying-powell <p><a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wpr/openspaces.mediaplayer?STATION_NAME=wpr&amp;MEDIA_ID=999893&amp;MEDIA_EXTENSION=mp3&amp;MODULE=openspaces"><strong>Listen to the Story</strong></a></p> Sat, 14 Jan 2012 03:12:21 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 18092 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org BULLYING: Powell Sticks and Stones: Cheyenne schools reeling from tragedy http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/sticks-and-stones-cheyenne-schools-reeling-tragedy <p><a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wpr/openspaces.mediaplayer?STATION_NAME=wpr&amp;MEDIA_ID=999894&amp;MEDIA_EXTENSION=mp3&amp;MODULE=openspaces "><strong>Listen to the Story</strong></a></p><p>Last spring, Laramie County school district number one, which serves all of Cheyenne, started working on its bullying plan.&nbsp; It will train everyone from teachers to students. Recently, the district was reminded how important these efforts are as Wyoming Public Radio’s Bob Beck reports.</p> Sat, 14 Jan 2012 00:16:24 +0000 Bob Beck 18091 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Sticks and Stones: Cheyenne schools reeling from tragedy Why kids bully: A conversation with psychologist Cynthia Hartung http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/why-kids-bully-conversation-psychologist-cynthia-hartung <p><a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wpr/openspaces.mediaplayer?STATION_NAME=wpr&amp;MEDIA_ID=999895&amp;MEDIA_EXTENSION=mp3&amp;MODULE=openspaces"><strong>Listen to the Interview</strong></a></p> Sat, 14 Jan 2012 00:10:58 +0000 Willow Belden 18090 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org