MADISON (WKOW) – The Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) says it's working hard to combat bullying.
Nancy Yoder, the director of student services for the district, spoke Live with 27 News at 5 about the district's bullying prevention efforts.
"First and foremost, we send a really strong message in our schools that bullying is simply not tolerated," Yoder said. "And when it's discovered, we hear about it, we absolutely will intervene and do something to stop the behavior."
Yoder believes the school district has a comprehensive approach to dealing with the issue. She says they not only talk with students about their behavior, but their parents.
"I think the best thing we can tell our parents is to keep the lines of communication open," Yoder said. "Make sure that children know that they can approach their parents when they're struggling with things at school."
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