Pushed Around: Peer mediation at Lancaster high school

Written by Craig Layne, Morning Edition Host/Reporter | Jul 11, 2013 3:59 AM

(Lancaster) -- At McCaskey High School, an initiative is aimed at heading off disputes and keeping fights or bullying incidents from escalating.

Teacher Frank Albrecht runs the school's Peer Mediation program.

Using specially trained students known as peer mediators, classmates in conflict are led through a process where they can talk out their disagreements without violence.

witf's Craig Layne has more about the program Albrecht says started in 1990 after a student got stabbed in a fight... 


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