The U.S. Department of Education found cause to celebrate after one federal measure of bullying dropped to its lowest rate since agencies began tracking it in 2005.
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May 15, 2015
April 03, 2015
Charter school founder Eva Moskowitz once again squares off against New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, this time criticizing his approach to school discipline. Plus links on mascots, trauma, and bullies.
March 20, 2015
It's hard to teach kids to treat their peers with kindness when they see such a lack of empathy in adults. Plus, links on pre-k attendance, gender nonconformity and school dress codes, and more.
March 16, 2015
When celebrities read mean tweets about them, it's funny. When kids do it, it becomes a powerful demonstration of the effects of cyberbullying.
March 11, 2015
There will be an anti-bullying law in every state if Montana lawmakers approve a bill this legislative session. The proposal is less detailed and definitive than the policies in place in other states.
January 29, 2015
The bill would mandate local bullying policies and require data collection and reporting at the local, state, and federal level.
January 26, 2015
The Coalition for Community Schools drew from recent Office of Civil Rights data to show how school climate and civil rights issues have suffered under the current law.
November 24, 2014
Protestors claim school officials didn't properly handle allegations that a male student raped three female classmates and that they failed to address subsequent bullying.
November 19, 2014
The American Public Health Association urged funding of comprehensive sex education programs, adoption of evidence-based programs to prevent harrassment of LGBT youth, and federal regulations for electronic cigarettes.
November 17, 2014
Brain areas associated with emotional processing and behavior regulation are different in young teenagers who have experienced childhood bullying.