SPEAK OUT Conference in Chattanooga

Reported by: Alisha Searl
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 2/01/2013 5:44 pm
Hamilton County students invade The Chattanoogan Friday to host a conference.

It's their 11th annual SPEAK OUT conference.

Each high school selected five students to attend, and that made up the Superintendent's Student Advisory Council.

Topics included religious expression in schools, and bullying.

Superintendent Rick Smith weighed in on the bullying issue.

He says, "I think it's something right now that we're taking much more seriously than probably ever had. So, there's less tolerance for it. I think with kids, we've educated them to trust us to talk to guidance counselors, administrators, teachers."

The conference is sponsored by the Federal Character Education Partnership Grant.
Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.