Bullying and Cyber-Safety

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No Bullying ZoneThe Westford Public Schools has produced this online resource to educate and enlist parent and community support for our campaign against bullying. Recent events across the country and in our state have reinforced the idea that in order to create and sustain a healthy school climate, a collective commitment between educators and parents must be formed. To learn more about Cyber Bullying, Internet Safety, and bullying issues at all grade levels, please click on any of the links below.

Online Bullying Incident Reporting Form

Elementary, Gr 3-5
Middle School, Gr 6-8
High School, Gr 9-12
Parent Information - Cyberbullying; Internet Usage, Bullying

Additional Resources:

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Wired Safety: This is the world's largest Internet safety, help and education resource.
KeepSafeiKeepSafe: This site  helps families have a safe and secure online experience. Resources include critical Internet safety content, including step-by-step tutorials for parents, videos for kids, tweens and teens and interviews with experts. Click on the "Recources" link for a variety of options from texting, cyber bullying to online safety.
NetSmartzNetSmartz: National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. There is information for parents, educators, teens and children. There are free downloads for back to school safety for parents. The site includes links for teens (middle school) to hear true stories and first hand accounts.
Topics include cyber bullying, recognition, social networking, online safety, Facebook. Select the "Parents and Public" link to access PDF files covering a wide range of topics.
National Crime Prevention Council
Highlights two separate campaigns - one for parents and another for children.
Parents: Easy to navigate and provides clear warning signs.
Kids: Video clips, McGruff webisode.
Massachusetts Medical Society presents "Teen Dating Violence: What Parents Need to Know" - contains statistics, information on warning signs and tips for parents.