Creating the cougar watch: Learning to be proactive against bullying in schools

Smith, Robert W.; Smith, Kayce
September 2014
Middle School Journal;Sep2014, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p13
Academic Journal
Despite reticence from the central office, strong middle level teacher leaders worked together to develop an effective anti-bullying program that addresses a significant need for safety and inclusion for all middle school students.


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