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Bridgit Presents at Partner, California School Boards Association 2018 Annual Education Conference

Bridgit Presents at Partner, California School Boards Association 2018 Annual Education Conference

Dec 05, 2018
Partnership - National: Bridgit Leadership - Jeff Ervine, CEO and Ian Ehrenberg, CRO/COO - recently attended the CSBA Annual Education Conference in San Francisco, CA, November 28-30, to connect with leaders who are pushing forward solutions to create safe, positive and strong learning environments.
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Bridgit is Making its Mark in Florida as it Partners with FCSA

Bridgit is Making its Mark in Florida as it Partners with FCSA

Dec 05, 2018
Partnership - National: Bridgit is expanding into school districts across the country, providing more students and educators with the tools to proactively shift school culture. Our newest partner organization, the Florida Charter School Alliance (FCSA), is guiding the charter school community in advancing the quality of learning environments and passionately pursuing its mission to improve student achievement.
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Bridgit Founder Jeff Ervine on the Smart Social Podcast

Bridgit Founder Jeff Ervine on the Smart Social Podcast

Dec 03, 2018
Bridgit Founder and CEO Jeff Ervine appeared on the Smart Social podcast to discuss protecting your identity and reputation online
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Is Communication the Key to Saving Lives and Shifting a School's Culture?

Is Communication the Key to Saving Lives and Shifting a School's Culture?

Dec 03, 2018
Approximately 5.4 million students skip school each year due to cyberbullying and bullying. As leaders, educators and parents we must take the responsibility of ensuring that future generations are taught to embrace the philosophy and practices of the dialogue and positive communication both on- and offline. Only then will we see school culture shift for the better.
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Necessary Components to Shift School Culture

Necessary Components to Shift School Culture

Nov 20, 2018
In today’s world, to effectively provide safe learning environments and create caring school cultures we need to leverage the power of social communication technology and combine it with school leaders who understand how to engage. In doing so, positive cultural shifts become possible.
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Eighth Grader Sues California School and Students for Bullying

Eighth Grader Sues California School and Students for Bullying

Nov 19, 2018
It is deplorable for anyone who advocates for children to hear that an eighth grader in the Los Angeles area was recently assaulted and bullied in a boys bathroom in their middle school by 3 classmates. It is even worse to learn that this victim was treated in this violent way because he refused to buy a vape from his bullies. Video taken by other classmates confirms that the victim has been attacked a total of 3 times. Is it any mystery that he and his parents are now suing their Palo Verde School District?
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How Will Our Leaders Save American Education?

How Will Our Leaders Save American Education?

Nov 16, 2018
Safety and wellness issues in American schools have reached epidemic proportions and American education is suffering. It is up to school leaders to be architects of a new and improved school culture.
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Teaching Students Safe Digital Communication in a Media-Driven World

Teaching Students Safe Digital Communication in a Media-Driven World

Oct 23, 2018
New chapters need to be written for school safety handbooks, everywhere. Students need to be able to avoid public indictment, both now and in their futures, or risk suffering the constant threat of permanent exclusion, prejudice and myriad threats created by today’s media and social media.
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School Discipline Policies Can Have a Major Impact on Students

School Discipline Policies Can Have a Major Impact on Students

Oct 09, 2018
Disciplinary policies in schools determine how the administration should respond to incidents, usually behavioral, among students and teachers – and they are in no way unanimous across the country. But, if we’re really going to put students first, and we should given they’re the future of our country, then schools across the board should seriously consider adopting a restorative approach to discipline.
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Chicago Public Schools’ New Policies on Student-Teacher Communication

Chicago Public Schools’ New Policies on Student-Teacher Communication

Sep 17, 2018
Chicago Public Schools takes the first step toward controlling social media and digital communication between students and school employees.
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The Harmful Effects of Sexting in Today’s Smartphone World

The Harmful Effects of Sexting in Today’s Smartphone World

Sep 07, 2018
Many studies indicate that students are now using the primary communication and information tool of the day, their mobile phone, to explore what sex is and their own sexuality. And they are doing so on their own without sufficient context and or guidance.
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Anonymous Reporting Systems in Schools Can Cause More Harm than Good

Anonymous Reporting Systems in Schools Can Cause More Harm than Good

Aug 30, 2018
Students and parents are told anonymous reporting is the best way to allow students to safely communicate when they are being bullied or feel threatened at school because creating anonymous reporting removes the threat of retaliation. But is this the real reason or is something else driving the acceptance of ineffective anonymous reporting?
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An Open Letter to Adults of the USA

An Open Letter to Adults of the USA

Jun 22, 2018
As an American educator of secondary and college students for the past 43 years, I would like to know where the responsible adults— school personnel, parents, police, politicians, et. al—for our nation’s youth are hiding. Our country has become beleaguered with a staggering number of mass school shootings over the past several years, and no one is taking a firm enough stand on what to do proactively to curb these atrocities.
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Fox Business: Fighting Bullying with Tech

Fox Business: Fighting Bullying with Tech

May 30, 2018
Bridgit CEO Jeff Ervine on how the company's app help's combat bullying and it's Enough app allows users to document incidents of sexual misconduct.
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Bridgit: A New Approach to Halt Bullying

Bridgit: A New Approach to Halt Bullying

Jan 31, 2018
Dr. Michael Gillespie, Chief Academic Officer of Bridgit, sheds light on the necessity of the technology and its purpose.
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The Group that First Raised Sexual Harassment Issues in Sacramento now has an App to Report Misconduct

The Group that First Raised Sexual Harassment Issues in Sacramento now has an App to Report Misconduct

Jan 20, 2018
We Said Enough, a nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating discrimination, sexual harassment, and assault in the work place, are launching an app based off of Bridgit.
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Bridgit App Uses Technology to Prevent Bullying

Bridgit App Uses Technology to Prevent Bullying

May 12, 2017
ABC 7 writes about Bridgit, describing its local roots and explaining the significance of the technology.
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There's Now an App to Fight Bullying

There's Now an App to Fight Bullying

Sep 12, 2015
Jeff Ervine, founder and president of Bridgit, and Dominic D'Angelo, principle of I.S. 228 David A. Boody Junior High School in Brooklyn discuss the launch of Bridgit.
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Bensonhurst School Uses Smartphones to Combat Bullies

Bensonhurst School Uses Smartphones to Combat Bullies

Apr 06, 2015
David Boody I.S. 228 in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn is among the first few schools to implement the use of Bridgit.
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Bridgit Launches Comprehensive Anti-Bullying Solution for K-12 Schools

Bridgit Launches Comprehensive Anti-Bullying Solution for K-12 Schools

Apr 01, 2015
Tech & Learning shares the news of the launch of Bridgit School.
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New Online K-12 Anti-Bullying Solution Focuses on Reporting Data

New Online K-12 Anti-Bullying Solution Focuses on Reporting Data

Apr 01, 2015
eSchool News, a Daily Tech News website, discusses the importance of the launch of Bridgit School.
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Bridgit Seeks to Streamline School Safety with Anti-Bullying Solution

Bridgit Seeks to Streamline School Safety with Anti-Bullying Solution

Mar 31, 2015
Education Dive provides a brief of Bridgit and some insight into how bullying must not be ignored.
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Bridgit Launches the First Comprehensive Anti-Bullying Solution for K-12 Schools

Bridgit Launches the First Comprehensive Anti-Bullying Solution for K-12 Schools

Mar 31, 2015
The unveiling of Bridgit School: an online and mobile solution that streamlines how schools report, review and resolve bullying and harmful situations for more positive outcomes and safer school communities.
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A Brooklyn Middle School has Unveiled an App that Allows Bullying Incidents to be Reported Confidentially

A Brooklyn Middle School has Unveiled an App that Allows Bullying Incidents to be Reported Confidentially

Nov 24, 2014
Brooklyn Middle School, David A. Boody I.S. 228, furthers its war on bullying with the new app, Bridgit.
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Gravesend’s I.S. 228 to Combat School Bullying with New Hi-tech Prevention Software

Gravesend’s I.S. 228 to Combat School Bullying with New Hi-tech Prevention Software

May 08, 2014
Brooklyn public school Intermediate School 228 will be the first to pilot the new bullying prevention software Bridgit.
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