Experts said it's hard to say whether the increase is due to greater awareness spawned by the #MeToo movement or a real increase in incidents.
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An editorial in The Boston Globe Monday called the plan to install microphones on school buses "bad public policy and a bad lesson for students."
September 05, 2012
This year, as has been the case since the first survey in 1999, students' perception of a safer school climate was directly related to the availability of school-based LGBT resources and support, including Gay-Straight Alliances and comprehensive anti-bullying policies.
April 06, 2012
The districts reported no allegations of sexual harassment, no disciplinary actions as a result of bullying or harassment on the basis of sex, or no students who reported being bullied or harassed on the basis of sex, the American Association of University Women has found.
March 05, 2012
In exchange, the district must provide significant new protections to prevent the harassment of students who are perceived to be lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender.
February 14, 2012
The board replaced the policy, blamed for contributing to a school culture that lead to bullying, and eventually the suicides, of several gay students, with one that promotes "a respectful learning environment in which teachers facilitate student discussions of contentious topics in a balanced and impartial manner."
September 22, 2011
During the federal government's second national bullying conference, students and members of the administration shared haunting stories of bullying gone unchecked.
August 09, 2011
A Missouri middle school has been transformed in part, the principal says, because the school changed the way the students feel about themselves and how they treat each other.
July 20, 2011
A Minnesota school district is being investigated by two federal agencies for its handling of harassment and bullying of students.
July 01, 2011
The small Tehachapi, Calif., school district violated federal discrimination and harassment laws, the federal departments of Justice and Education said Friday.