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Ed Post publishes KIPP Halifax Dean’s 4 Action Steps to Creating Bully-Free Schools

November 1, 2022

Ed Post, an online publication and resource for education activists and influencers, marked the end of National Bullying Prevention Month with a opinion piece by Quadric Witherspoon, Dean of Culture and Instruction at KIPP Halifax. Witherspoon shared four recommendations for creating bully-free schools.

October was first declared National Bullying Prevention Month in 2006. Since then, October has been a time to acknowledge that bullying has devastating effects on children and families such as school avoidance, loss of self-esteem, increased anxiety, and depression. 

Witherspoon wrote that in October, KIPP Halifax encouraged “kids to take the anti-bullying pledge because of bullying’s potentially devastating impact on their lives. I believe educators can make a difference by becoming more proactive, acknowledging early warning signs, and understanding how to eliminate bullying from our school campuses.” 

Read Witherspoon’s complete opinion piece here.