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Salem-Keizer School Administrators Respond To Cyberbullying

OPB | July 24, 2017

A cyberbullying incident at Whiteaker Middle School in the Salem-Keizer school district shows the challenges educators face when trying to deal with off-campus bullying.  

Swimming In The Willamette | Cyberbullying | Cycling With Disabilities

OPB | Broadcast: July 24, 2017

We learn about changing attitudes toward swimming in the Willamette River and how a school in the Salem-Keizer district is handling cyberbullying. We also talk to a quadriplegic cyclist about bike-sharing for people with disabilities. 

School Districts And State To Report Bullying Under Proposed Bill

OPB | Broadcast: April 9, 2015

A bill in the Oregon legislature would require school districts and the state Department of Education to report confirmed acts of harassment, intimidation or bullying, including cyberbullying.

Ruth Ozeki On A Tale For The Time Being

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 28, 2014

TUESDAY: Novelist, filmmaker and Zen Buddhist priest, Ruth Ozeki, shares her thoughts on writing and the moments that make up a life.

Father of Bullied Teen Continues Cross-Country "Walk for Change"

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 23, 2013

Joe Bell's cross-country journey is a tribute to his son, Jadin. He began in La Grande, Oregon on April 21, 2013 and is currently in Denver, Colorado.

Transforming Schools Through Play

OPB | Broadcast: May 21, 2013

We'll find out why some schools are using a program called Playworks to reduce bullying and boost classroom learning.

Joe Bell Begins Walk Across The Country To Honor Jadin

OPB | Broadcast: April 23, 2013

Joe Bell has begun a two-year walk across the country to honor his son Jadin, who killed himself this winter after experiencing bullying.

What Motivates Bullying?

OPB | Broadcast: March 13, 2013

We'll talk to former bullies about what motivates domineering behavior, and how they overcame the urge to bully.

How To Deal With Bullying

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 5, 2013

Would you consider taking your kid out of school as a response to the trauma of bullying?

What Is A School's Responsibility To Curb Bullying?

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 11, 2012

What responsibility do teachers and school administrators have to curb bullying among students?

Grant High School Hazing Incident

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 7, 2012

Portland police say they are continuing to investigate what's being called a hazing incident at Portland's Grant High School.

Bullying in School

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 19, 2010

How does bullying in schools affect the education and emotional development of students and the broader learning environment?