"You probably don't even know how important this is, that you guys are bringing this to your school," said Barden. "You are a model for other students, you're a model for other schools across the country, what you're doing with this program."
Superintendent John Vosburgh told the School Committee on Monday night that the high school Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System tests for will take place in March and middle and elementary schools in April. Specific dates will be released in the near future.
A line in the proverbial sand has been drawn when it comes to school violence.
Superintendent Jason McCandless released a video message a little over a week ago saying violence the city's school system will not be tolerated.
The children had a good handle on the different components of the game, readily answering questions about the aspects making up the bingo card. It's not surprising because the bullying prevention program has been part of their curriculum since kindergarten.