A committee assembled by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine found that tough penalties for bullying may dissuade victims from reporting it, and that the programs at the center of much bullying prevention research are only modestly effective.
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May 04, 2016
Continuing long trend lines, fewer students report fearing harm at school, and rates of school-based victimization have also declined, the most recent federal data show.
April 18, 2016
A lawsuit seeks to hold the New York City schools liable for student violence and bullying, a standard two other recent suits failed to meet.
April 13, 2016
Heated presidential campaign rhetoric and divisive policy proposals have had a negative effect on school climate, a new report says.
April 07, 2016
The law suit claims that New York City schools do not respond adequately to violence, harassment, and bullying, creating an unsafe learning environment for students. The plaintiffs seek class-action status.
March 27, 2016
Expanded federal data collection about LGBT students would help illuminate school climate problems and inform efforts to find solutions, researchers say in a paper released by the Equity Project and Indiana University.
February 09, 2016
Lewinsky, now an anti-bullying advocate, hopes the new symbols will promote more civil and supportive communication online.
February 09, 2016
Mean girls and demeaning boys on teen shows are linked to later real-life social aggression in teenagers, a new study finds.
January 04, 2016
Students of color and students who are Syrian, Muslim, Middle Eastern, Arab, Sikh, or Jewish may feel unsafe at school in light of sensitive discussions about international events, officials in the U.S. Department of Education said.
October 15, 2015
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders has announced a cooperative campaign aimed at preventing and addressing bullying among Asian-American and Pacific-Islander youths.