Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students completing a recent survey were more likely to report bias-based bullying, online harassment, and feeling unsafe at school than their peers, a new report finds.
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September 28, 2016
July 22, 2016
More states are requiring schools to respond to cyberbullying, but it can be a challenging task for administrators. Here's what schools can learn from the recent high-profile online harassment of Ghostbusters actress Leslie Jones.
May 10, 2016
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.
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.