FCCLA Quilting Project Fights Bullying
Prasad, Vandita, Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences
Bullying in schools is a topic of serious concern. According to a survey conducted in the United States, approximately 30% of youth in grades 6-10 have reported some involvement in moderate or frequent bullying, and this problem affects about 5.7 million youth (Nansel et al., 2001).
To deal with bullying, 2 years ago, Byrnedale Junior High School in Toledo, Ohio implemented the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, a program that has received both national and international recognition. The program requires cooperation and support of administrators, teachers, students, and parents to be successful (Olweus, 1993).
According to Gubler and Croxell (2005), FCS professionals can …
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Publication information: Article title: FCCLA Quilting Project Fights Bullying. Contributors: Prasad, Vandita - Author. Journal title: Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences. Volume: 99. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 2007. Page number: 39+. © American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences Apr 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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