Friends Today – Enemies Tomorrow

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BLOG Post #102Thank you for taking time from your busy day or night to read my post. After you’ve read today’s research, be sure to remind your children and if they’re adults they need to remind their children to change all social media passwords.

I have a 12-year-old granddaughter (at the time of this post). This case made me think of her and a few of her friends. She’s experienced some bullying, but nothing like what happened in this case.

BLOG POST #94: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific criminal case involving a 12-year-old girl and her 11-year-old accomplice.

If you have a pre-teen or a teenager, you know it’s difficult if not impossible to keep them away from social media and the Internet.

Kids and the Internet

Depending on whether your child(ren) are younger, or older, this post will either give you a ‘heads up’ for what’s on the horizon or make you appreciate that this (hopefully) didn’t happen to any of your kiddos.

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Was This 3rd Grader’s Death an Accident or Suicide?

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Blog Post #97Thank you for taking a few minutes out of your busy day or night to read my post. As always, I promise to keep this somewhat short.

If you’ve read any of my posts, they’re usually about super sad stuff going on in or connected to schools. For most people, myself included, the content is concerning. The information I share is important to know so we can all be more vigil about keeping children safe.

BLOG POST #89: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific case involving a third-grade boy. And be forewarned, this one is beyond sad. I have a grandson in the third-grade (at the time this posted), I thought about him a lot while I researched and wrote about this case.

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Should Teachers Befriend Students on Social Media?

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Social media connects us to one another. Schools try to maintain a social media presence to stay connected to students in a manner the children can relate to. I believe all schools should have social media protocols and should prohibit staff members from connecting in any way other than professional and public.

POST #85: To start the New Year, I’m sharing research on a school teacher who hoped his troubles would all go away.

The End of the Line for this Career

At 22, he was hired to teach math at a middle school. A short time later, he added assistant wrestling coach to his resume. Less than three years after his teaching career began, he resigned.

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The New Girl

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BLOG POST #81: She was new at the high school, a freshman. Her family moved to the United States from Ireland.

You may have heard or read about her story in the news.

Being the new kid at a school can be difficult. Nobody disputes kids can be mean.

She was bullied for the first three months of school. The bullies were relentless.

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Sexual Assault Allegations

 

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Robin Lyons BlogBLOG POST #76: This week, I’m sharing research about a rape case involving several high school students.

A 17-year-old boy asked a 14-year-old girl if she wanted to go for a ride. She did.

He parked in a secluded location near a river and asked the 14-year-old girl if she wanted to make-out. She declined. She said he forced himself on her.

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