Use Another Word

Meltzoff, Nancy
January 2008
Skipping Stones;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p30
The article offers information on the "Use Another Word" campaign led by students at Springfield High School in Springfield, Oregon, to improve the school environment by eliminating the use of disrespectful language in hallways. The student leaders took data on the kinds of disrespectful language heard in the hallways and discovered the usage of many racist and homophobic comments. The program is intended to give students a positive experience in social activism.


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