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Bullying in the Classroom…and the Chat Room:
Ensuring that Every Student is Safe to Learn

Kevin Jennings speaking
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Overview

More than 500 people gathered at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford on November 22, 2010, for a wide-ranging conversation between young people who've been affected by bullying, state and federal officials, and local stakeholders who've experienced success in tackling the problem.

The keynote talk was delivered by Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education and head of the federal office responsible for bullying and school safety issues. He led the design of the new federal Safe and Supportive Schools grant program and convened the Department of Education's first-ever bullying summit in 2010.

The forum was sponsored by the Commission on Children, the Governor's Prevention Partnership, and the Connecticut Department of Education.

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Length: 2 hours, 25 minutes

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If you could not attend the forum but would like to receive occasional e-mails about follow-up activities and bullying in general, register here.

Media Coverage

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This page was last updated: December 1, 2010

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