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Friends Academy Recognized as ‘No Place for Hate’

 The Island Now Posted: Thursday, June 20, 2013 2:40 pm The Anti-Defamation League recognized Friends Academy on June 4 as a 2012-13 No Place For Hate school for their breadth of in and out-of-school programs committed to combatting prejudice and promoting a culture of respect. “We were chosen by the ADL, along with a select group of New York students

Harrison Parents Briefed on Cyberbullying

The Harrison Report By Daniel Offner   ADL Assistant Project Director Jason Sirois discusses the dangers of cyberspace with parents in the Harrison school district. Staying current in the hustle and bustle of the digital age, where people can tweet, text, and photograph any occurrence—from the mundane to the controversial—has made it increasingly difficult for parents to keep track of

Students take part in ‘World of Difference’ Program

CBS 6 in Albany SCHENECTADY (WRGB) – When the state of New York took a tougher stance on bullying with its passage of the Dignity for all Students Act in 2012, it required each school to have a specially trained coordinator. Staff members, taking on the additional role as Dignity Act Coordinators (by law one per school) serve as a