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According to the National Association of School Psychologists , bullying is a widespread problem in our schools and communities. The behavior encompasses physical aggression, threats, teasing, and harassment. Although it can lead to violence, bullying typically is not categorized with more serious forms of school violence involving weapons, vandalism, or physical harm. It is, however, an unacceptable anti-social behavior that is learned through influences in the environment, e.g., home, school, peer groups, even the media. As such, it also can be unlearned or, better yet, prevented.

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“We are asking students to change a belief system without changing the situation around them.”

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Every parent wants to see their kid get good grades in school. But now we know social success is just as important. From an early age, we're led to believe our grades and test scores are the key to everything — namely, going to college, getting a job, and finding that glittery path to lifelong happiness and prosperity.

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he teaching of peace and productivity through the Pax program is paying big dividends at area schools.

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Oregon legislator commends PAX Good Behavior Game for reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences

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