Uplift Education is a high-performing charter school network in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. We serve approximately 17,000 scholars in a rigorous college preparatory environment, and are in the process of authorizing our schools in the full continuum of the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. The International Baccalaureate focuses on interdisciplinary lessons, cultural understanding, and character development.

Positive school culture and strong relationships are the underpinnings of high academic achievement. We know that bullying can impact school culture and climate, and we also know that a positive school climate has the power to decrease harmful instances of bullying.

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  • About the Author:

    Erin Hearn is Director of Social Emotional Learning for Uplift Education. She is passionate about educational equality and empowering students to reach their highest potential. She believes that every child deserves a rigorous education that also focuses on character development, well-being, and self-discovered meaning and purpose. She holds a Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.