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The Respectful School: How Educators and Students Can Conquer Hate and Harassment

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Not a school day goes by without some student facing teasing or slurs in the hallways, classrooms, or playgrounds. Left unchecked, such harassment can escalate and create an oppressive school climate where stress and fear overpower learning.

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Dedication

Acknowledgments

From Words to Violence

The Dynamics of School Violence

The Emotional Impact of Bias, Prejudice, and Harassment

About the authors

Stephen L. Wessler is the Director of the Center for the Prevention of Hate Violence at the University of Southern Maine, where he is also a research associate professor with the College of Arts and Sciences and the Muskie School of Public Service. The center develops and implements programs in schools, colleges, and communities to prevent bias, prejudice, harassment, and violence, and promotes writing and teaching on issues relating to bias-motivated violence.

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