Cyclone Pride Treat others how you want to be treated
Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) The New York State Dignity for All Students Act Students may not be discriminated as a result of: Race color weight national origin ethnic group religion religious practice disability sexual orientation or gender (including gender identity or expression) …by school employees or students on school property.
Did you know? • > More than 1 out of every 5 students report being bullied. • > 64% of students who were bullied did not report it. • > The reasons for being bullied most often by students were: looks, body shape, and race.
National Bullying Prevention Center States: • > Kids who considered themselves very overweight were not only bullied, but indicated more loneliness. • > Students might be more apt to pick on their classmates when they are modeling after adult behavior.
Reflections on Today’s Topic 1. How would you feel if someone said a hurtful comment about your appearance? 2. Would you stand up and support a child who is being teased about body weight? 3. Do you think male or female models in fashion magazines represent how all of us should look? 4. How can we be sensitive to all children and promote kindness no matter what shape or size others may be?