National Rally Against Bullying
Wilmington, DE (Thursday, May 3, 2012) – On Friday, May 4th, Lt. Governor Matt Denn will join the students at Springer Middle School to stand united against bullying.
- According to The U.S. Department of Justice, a child is bullied every 7 minutes.
- 1 in 7 students is either a bully or a victim of bullying. (www.education.com)
- 160,000 students stay home from school every day for fear of bullying. (National Association of School Psychologists)
Lt. Governor Denn and Attorney General Biden are working together to strengthen anti-bullying legislation and create legislation to protect our children against cyberbullying.
This Friday, May 4th, millions of students and teachers in classrooms all across America will stand for change to demonstrate their commitment to putting an end to bullying.
On Friday, the students at Springer Middle School will stand with the Lt. Governor to let the world know they will no longer tolerate bullying in our schools or in our communities.
To get involved, visit www.stand4change.org and register your school as a participant in Stand4Change Day. We will make history on Stand4Change Day by standing together for five minutes, united against bullying on Friday, May 4 at 12 PM EST.
Friday, May 4, 2012
NOON Stand4Change Rally
Springer Middle School
2220 Shipley Road
**The Stand4Change Rally will be held outside on the track. **