*Originally posted 11/8/2011 on San Jose Inside
Due to the recent sexual harassment stories surfacing about Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain, it was interesting to note that a new study surfaced Monday about school-age sexual harassment. The American Association of University Women (AAUW) released a major national study on 7-12th grade sexual harassment. Over nearly 2000 boys and girls from public and private schools were surveyed online in May and June 2011 on whether they had experienced sexual harassment.
Posted by Joseph DiSalvo on Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Seth Walsh, a 13 year old from Tehachapi, was bullied for years before committing suicide last September.
Many of us celebrated this week, some with reckless abandon, the commemoration of the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Schools and families give meaning and significance to the words that are printed on the Charters of Freedom documents: the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights. Continue reading