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Bullying and How to get Through It

Posted May 5, 2016 by We'Ced

Most bullying begins with a name or some feature that other kids can tease you about. Sometimes the teasing starts out verbal and, when the bullies get bored with it step up the teasing by hurting you physically.

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‘They Call Us Terrorists’ – Muslim Students Bullied in California Schools

Posted December 7, 2015 by We'Ced

“A repetitive narrative that we found from these students is that they felt like this is what it’s like to be an American Muslim in school. They almost feel defeated. They just feel that there is no way around this, like, having a discussion or bring it up with the teacher is not going to be very effective and that’s what most unfortunate about it, is that they’ve come to just accept it as being normal.”

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From Oakland and LA: Finally, Good News on the School to Prison Pipeline

Posted November 17, 2015 by We'Ced

But while we acknowledge the progress that has been made, we must recognize how much further we have to go. There remains just over two million youth arrested each year in America. This would include the South Carolina girl and many like her where no video was taken. On any given day, there are nearly 70,000 youth incarcerated in the United States – six times the rate of England.

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The High Price of Procrastination—and How to Avoid It

Posted October 1, 2015 by We'Ced

People my age definitely have a reputation for leaving things until the last moment, but it can be dangerous lifestyle that can affect our future. The downward spiral of procrastination in my peers is further fueled by increasing social media and phone usage—people my age send and receive an average of 30 distracting texts per day.

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School Intervention Program Should Benefit All Students

Posted August 31, 2015 by We'Ced

Roughly 40 percent of students We’Ced surveyed said RtI was a helpful way to get work done, while 35 percent described it as a “waste of time.” A quarter of students surveyed said RtI was effective only for students already motivated to take advantage of it and when quality mentors or teachers are available.

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