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Is income inequality the real cause of student bullying?

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

In their book The Spirit Level Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson present a compelling argument, supported by national and international statistics, that a wide range of social ills (e.g. homicide, obesity, drug use, mental illness, anxiety, teenage pregnancies, high school dropouts and school bullying) are correlated with and seemingly caused by one thing: the growing income gap between the richest and the poorest.

In September 2014 we interviewed Richard Wilkinson, Emeritus Professor at the University of Nottingham, England. Read more about Is income inequality the real cause of student bullying? »

Help create the Charter for Compassionate Schools

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

In 2013 the Compassionate Action Network International (CAN) joined with No Bully and other thought leaders to draft a Charter for Compassionate Schools.  The original Charter for Compassion was supported by the TED annual prize awarded to Karen Armstrong in 2008 and attracted widespead global support. There is huge need for a Charter for Compassionate Schools that translates the principle of compassion to the uniqueness of school world and acts as a rallying cry and unifying vision for schools and educational organizations across the globe. Read more about Help create the Charter for Compassionate Schools »