Yale expert says teaching about emotions reduces bullying
from Hartford Courant
At a symposium on reducing bullying and improving school climate, Marc Brackett, director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, told a crowd of about 200 educators that bullying prevention programs "are mostly ineffective." About 28 percent of children report that they are bullied regularly in school — a percentage that has stayed about the same since 2005. "Why are we spending billions of dollars a year on approaches that don't seem to make a difference?" Brackett asked.
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