Kennedy: How a human-rights curriculum helped curb bullying in one Ohio school

08/12/2013 | Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Speak Truth To Power, a human-rights education curriculum offered by the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, has helped turn around the culture of an Ohio school, asserts Kerry Kennedy, president of the center established and named for her father after his 1968 assassination. Through the program, Kennedy writes in this commentary, students learn about the struggle for human rights and about human-rights heroes of the past. "Bullying is the first human rights violation millions of students in the United States will confront. As a human rights organization, it's not something we can ignore," she writes.

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