The likelihood of cyberbullying is about seven times greater between current or former friends or dating partners than between young people who don't know each other, a new study says. The research led by Diane Felmlee, a professor of sociology at Pennsylvania State University, focuses specifically on 800 students from 8th to 12th grades. About 17 percent of students surveyed were aggressors or victims of cyberbullying within a week of the research conducted by Felmlee and co-author Robert Faris, an associate professor of sociology at the University of California-Davis. Of those, almost 6 percent were purely victims, 9 percent acted ...
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A cyber charter operator lashes out in two television spots after judge rules that student login records must be released for state audit.
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James Gee, a pioneer of educational video game theory, talks about the benefits and potential downsides of the Pokémon Go phenomenon.