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In Fall 2013, Dean sent more than 290,000 free buddy wristbands to schools, groups and families throughout Wisconsin.
The buddy wristbands are no longer available, but we hope these resources help you take a stand against bullying in our community.
Bullies don't stand a chance when we all stand together.
Join other kids, adults and leaders in our community by showing your support.
Take the pledge and wear the wristband that says:Be a Buddy Not a Bully.
71% of students report incidents of bullying as a problem at their schools.
15% of all school absenteeism is directly related to fears of some form of bullying.
1 in 7 students in grades K-12 is either a bully or a victim of a bully.
Only about a third of bully victims report the bullying to someone at school.
There is a relationship between bullying or being bullied and other types of violence.
References:www.bullyingstatistics.orgThe National Education AssociationMake Beats Not Beatdowns
Teacher's GuideThis guide will assist you in using the Buddy Wristbands in your classroom
Small PosterThis 8.5x11 poster can be printed out to hang in your school or event location
Dealing with Bullying (from AAFP)
Helping Kids Deal with Bullying (from AAFP)
I Bullied Someone. How Can I Apologize? (from AAFP)
Bullying: It’s Not Okay (from AAP)
Avoiding Bullying (from AAP)
Visit StopBullying.gov for resources on bullying, cyberbullying and how to get help.
Dean is proud to partner with WISC-TV Channel 3 on this important initiative.
Visit the Time for Kids section on channel3000.com for more resources on keeping kids healthy!
Recent videos and news articles about Time for Kids, as covered by the media.
Time for Kids: Getting outside for fresh air during cold weather, WISC-TV, Jan. 16, 2015
Time for Kids: Sledding is a great way to enjoy outdoors during cold weather, WISC-TV, Jan. 15, 2015
Beat the winter blues: Explore the outdoors year-round, Channel3000.com, Dec. 23, 2014
Study: Children spend 14 minutes outside each day, WISC-TV, Oct. 15, 2014
Getting kids outdoors comes with health benefits, WISC-TV, Oct. 15, 2014
Time for Kids Mission: Explore the Outdoors, Channel3000.com, Sept. 30, 2014
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