The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and the Children's Health Education Center have partnered to create Bullyfree Basics, an online program for elementary school students that transforms lessons on the dangers of spreading rumors and insulting classmates into animated, interactive games, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. The collaboration is the latest development in DPI's effort to address the humiliations suffered in hallways, on school buses, and--increasingly--on social networking web sites. Children and teens treating each other cruelly is nothing new, but what's changed in recent years is educators' sense of their own role in prevention, said Jon Hisgen, a health


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