bullying http://wwno.org en Shreveport Opera Express furthers state's anti-bullying stance http://wwno.org/post/shreveport-opera-express-furthers-states-anti-bullying-stance Louisiana’s anti-bullying law has been in effect for a year. Nationwide, the number of bullying accusations has not only risen in schools, but also in sports and the workplace. The Shreveport Opera Express, the outreach program of the Shreveport Opera, has lent its powerful voice to the cause.<p>Since 2011, the singers have presented their “Stop, Bully” operatic program in hundreds of schools across Louisiana, east Texas and south Arkansas. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 17:20:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 52589 at http://wwno.org Louisiana Lawmakers at Odds Over How to Ban Bullying http://wwno.org/post/louisiana-lawmakers-odds-over-how-ban-bullying <p>BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) &mdash; Louisiana&#39;s lawmakers disagree over how to craft a new ban on bullying at public schools.</p><p>Two different proposals advanced Wednesday in the House, one by Baton Rouge Rep. Patricia Smith getting 71-16 backing on the House floor and another by Port Allen Sen. Rick Ward getting passage from the House Education Committee.</p> Thu, 17 May 2012 15:03:09 +0000 The Associated Press 11323 at http://wwno.org