Irving Middle School recently announced a pilot program April 29 to help students report bullying safely and anonymously through their smartphones.
The $700 cost for the “Stop Bullies” app’s data is being paid for by The Health Collaborative, a local non-profit group. The app itself was produced by Appdiction Studio. A trial for Irving Middle School in the San Antonio ISD is set for this fall. “This is a very powerful tool,” school principal Michael Jordan told students. “This is not a toy.”
The app will allow kids to send messages to administrators discreetly via their phones. While Jordan said that mobile devices are not allowed during school hours, his staff would make exceptions for the program. Read More