Speech: President Obama urges “stand up” to bullying

By Margaret Allen
Heygrrrl! editor
In his address to the nation’s school children Tuesday, President Obama urged kids to do what they can to stop bullying.

As part of a riff encouraging children to set goals and stick to them, the president cited “stand up” to bullies as an option kids can choose as a goal. He said “all kids deserve a safe environment to study and learn.”

See after the jump to read the text or to listen to the video (bullying mention is at 13:00 minutes):
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AP raw video: Yazoo County High girl draws gun on school bus

A security camera on a Yazoo County High School bus captured the Aug. 23, 2009 incident when a Yazhoo County High School teen girl in Mississippi pulled a gun on her peers while riding the school bus. The Associated Press published the video. Watch the video.

Topeka, Kans.: Students see anti-bullying presentation

KTKA.com TV News
A Topeka school focused on preventing bullying today. Topeka West held a special assembly for freshmen and new students this afternoon. The topic was preventing bullying. Watch the video.

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Shout out to hyperkid45 for the great video:


Thanks to hilly159 for this great video:

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