Battling back against bullying

Frenette, Liza
September 2010
NYSUT United;9/20/2010, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p22
The article focuses on the new measure set by the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) which protects students who are harassed, abused, intimidated and discriminated. It mentions that DASA is the result of the advocacy by the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT). According to a member of NYSUT Diane Gonzales, DASA will force schools to open up that discussion. Moreover, the act amends that it will protect public school students from verbal threats, ethnicity, and sexual orientation.


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