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Check out part three of our three-part series for bullying interventions. http://www.tolerance.org/blog/intervene-mean-part-three
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#Onthisday in 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote “Letter from Birmingham Jail” while incarcerated for protesting segregation.
http://www.tolerance.org/blog/celebrate-letter-birmingham-jail
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No, peace breeds peace... Tolerance breed apathy
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#Onthisday in 1960, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee was created.
http://www.tolerance.org/blog/activists-we-ve-been-waiting
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The #BanBossy campaign is stirring up lots of conversation about gender equity—and that’s a good thing. http://www.tolerance.org/blog/lets-talk-about-bossy
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Do you subscribe to Teaching Tolerance magazine? Sign up now in time for our Summer issue! As always, it's free to educators.
http://www.tolerance.org/magazine/subscribe
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Today’s tribute continued with a flag raising ceremony at the finish line, followed by a moment of silence.
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Having trouble teaching the difficult issues of genocide and global violence? The free teacher’s guide accompanying the Coexist documentary offers some activities to help. Coexist airs on the PBS World Channel on 4/16 at 6pm and 9pm.
http://coexistdocumentary.org/guide
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It's National Library Week! Make sure your school library includes books that showcase diverse voices. http://www.tolerance.org/magazine/number-46-spring-2014/feature/picture-imperfect
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Most school calendars include Christian holidays (like Easter), but it's important to expose students to a range of religious and non-religious worldviews. Comparative religion courses are a great place to start! http://www.tolerance.org/magazine/number-46-spring-2014/feature/good-faith
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I think it's a great idea. Unfortunately in the U.S., there would be a huge cry of Christian persecution and indoctrination of the children. I don't get it. What is everyone so afraid of?
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Gov. Dayton celebrated the #dayofsilence today by signing into law the Safe and Supportive Minnesota Schools Act which adds stronger protection against LGBT bullying. http://www.twincities.com/education/ci_25531901/dayton-signs-anti-bullying-bill
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday signed a sweeping update to the state's anti-bullying law after an intense legislative standoff.
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Founded in 1991 by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Teaching Tolerance is dedicated to reducing prejudice, improving intergroup relations and supporting equitable school experiences for our nation's children.