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.
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July 22, 2016
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.
May 02, 2016
University of Pennsylvania psychology Professor Angela Duckworth released a new book on grit Monday, exploring the depths and misconceptions about her research on persistence and passion.
April 27, 2016
Stanford researchers found that teachers' participation in professional development to promote empathy correlated with half as many suspensions for their students. The findings suggest that attitudes may be as important as policies in promoting healthy school climates.
April 25, 2016
The discussion between students, parents, and U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr. came as the U.S. Department of Education announced grants and resources to help educators address the effects of incarceration on students, parents, and their families.
April 20, 2016
The agreement to rework its discipline policies resolves a federal investigation that found disproportionately high rates of discipline for black students there.
April 13, 2016
Heated presidential campaign rhetoric and divisive policy proposals have had a negative effect on school climate, a new report says.
April 11, 2016
The school police officer was fired after a video of him body slamming a girl to the ground spread online last week.
April 08, 2016
The San Antonio district expects to wrap-up its investigation of the video, in which a school officer slams a 12-year-old girl face-first on the ground, early next week.