Local News

York police, fire departments hold seminar on school bullying

The York police and fire departments are trying to combat bullying in schools. The departments, along with the Center for Safe Schools, held an educational seminar at Lincoln Fire Hall.

The program included the viewing of the documentary “Bullying,” which followed the stories of two children who faced bullying in the classroom.

The event focused on how community organizations can work with schools to fight bullying.

“There are hopes to change the climate in our schools and in our communities, and to bring hope to parents who feel like they can’t reach out and help their kids through any issues,” says Sally Canazaro, who is a coordinator for the Center for Safe Schools.

In the 2012/2013 school year alone, there were more than 3,700 reported bullying incidents in Pennsylvania schools.

VIEW & ADD COMMENTS

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Advertisement

Advertisement