Monday, September 17, 2007

Bullying Down at Florida Elementary

Bullying is down at one Collier County elementary school, and the reason behind it may surprise you. School administrators claim it's because of the design of the new playground. School administrators claim it's because of the design of the new playground.
It's called a Peaceful Playground.

A study found the colorful playground markings and organized games decrease bullying, fighting, and injuries because every game has rules children can follow and ways to resolve conflict. Administrators say just a few weeks into the school year and they already see a big difference.