Susan Porter “Bully Nation: Why America’s Approach to Childhood Aggression is Bad for Everyone”


As a follow up to my three part series in the Toledo Free Press that discusses What Works? What Doesn’t? in regards to bullying, Susan Porter has some extremely important comments for us all to pay attention to. Check out her Youtube interview based on her book “Bully Nation: Why America’s Approach to Childhood Aggression is Bad for Everyone.” Porter addresses the issues of labeling kids and how anti-bullying laws and no tolerance policies are hurting rather than helping kids.

Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying

No one in or outside of Toledo can say our city isn’t taking bullying seriously and engaging the community in anti-bullying efforts. Thursday September 26 is case in point. At Continue Reading →

Prevent Bullying: What Works? What Doesn’t? Part 3

In Part I of this series reference is made to the least effective bullying prevention strategies; such as merchandising and pledge signing. Although fairly harmless, these approaches have not been Continue Reading →

Bullying Prevention: What Works? What Doesn’t? Part 1

On Martin Luther King Day, I had the fortunate opportunity to attend an anti-bullying educator workshop hosted by Lenawee County Intermediate School District, sponsored by Judge Gregg Iddings of Lenawee Continue Reading →