A pilot program set up after the Columbine massacre to curb bullying in high school is winning praise.

Colorado's Evergreen High School was chosen for the project, called "Mentors in Violence Prevention." Six other Jefferson County schools are in varying stages of setting up similar programs. Columbine itself is looking at the concept.

The program was created by Jackson Katz, a Long Beach, Calif., consultant who specializes in anti-harassment training for college athletes. He adapted it for high schools after being hired by Jefferson County 18 months ago.

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