Bullying

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David Boyd, the brother-in-law of an 18-year-old Chicago man with disabilities who was assaulted, speaks at a news conference. Four people have been charged with hate crimes in the incident. The incident has put a spotlight on bullying and assault risk to those with disabilities, including students, are at higher risk of bullying and assault, studies show.
—Patrick Kunzer/Daily Herald via AP

Incident Highlights Bullying Risk for Those With Disabilities

An attack on a Chicago 18-year-old is a reminder that children and youths with disabilities are uniquely vulnerable, something federal education officials have aimed to address. (January 17, 2017)

Spotlight on Bullying

This Spotlight focuses on how educators and policymakers are working to prevent bullying and the harmful experiences associated with it.

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Bullying Prevention: Professional Development Tools for Dynamic Teaching
This Education Week e-book is a professional development tool and prevention guide that examines the research and strategies used to create safe school environments.

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A study of New York city schools finds that students are more likely to see bullying in 6-8 or 5-8 schools than in 6-12 or K-12 schools.
October 5, 2016 – Education Week
A program that enlists student leaders to campaign against bullying is making inroads in some New Jersey middle schools.
September 14, 2016 – Education Week
When addressing bullying in schools, punitive discipline can itself be a type of bullying, argues author Alfie Kohn.
September 7, 2016 – Education Week
Our interactive graphic lets you see what Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump have said and done on topics from academic standards to the U.S. Department of Education.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week
The number of civil rights complaints and investigations spiked dramatically during the Obama administration.
June 1, 2016 – Education Week
A new report from the Urban Institute explains how systemic barriers that begin at birth put black, Latino, and Native American males at risk of underperformance.
May 18, 2016 – Education Week
Reports of student victimization at public schools continue long pattern of decline while students' fear of harm at school also drops.
May 11, 2016 – Education Week
A national campaign aims to raise awareness in schools about the importance of pronouncing students' names correctly.
May 11, 2016 – Education Week
Tracking factors like how students feel about their safety and well-being in school has been off limits to some districts. A new tool from the U.S. Department of Education will make measuring school climate widely accessible.
April 20, 2016 – Education Week
A coalition of groups asked the FBI to dismantle its "Don't Be a Puppet" website, which the agency created to educate youth about violent extremism but has been criticized as targeting American Muslims and encouraging the policing of thoughts in schools.
April 6, 2016 – McClatchy-Tribune

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