Bullying

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Abram Bolanos, an 18-year-old senior who is gay, left his last school after he was bullied by students because of his sexual orientation.
—Sandy Huffaker for Education Week

Efforts Build to Track School Climate for LGBT Students

The next versions of three federal surveys will add questions related to LGBT students to help provide a clearer picture of their experiences in school. (October 21, 2014)

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Researchers found that a structured approach to managing recess led to less bullying and more time for learning.
April 17, 2012 - Education Week
Some behavior in such situations can now be deemed illegal under state cyberbullying laws or even cyber-impersonation and identify-theft laws.
April 3, 2012 - Education Week
Defining bullying in a criminal context for older students could help to put the abusive behavior in sharper focus for them, writes Gregg Weinlein.
March 21, 2012 - Education Week
Character education and building meaningful relationships with students can be big steps in helping school communities prevent tragedies, writes Mark Hyatt.
March 13, 2012 - Education Week
The agreement ends a federal probe into whether Anoka-Hennepin schools could have done more to address gay-related bullying.
March 13, 2012 - Education Week
A new Illinois bill gives school boards and administrators the power to suspend or expel a student thats threatens a school employee, another student, or any school-related personnel on the Internet.
February 8, 2012 - Digital Directions
A Gloucester County teacher who was videotaped while allegedly bullying a special-needs student could be on the way to losing tenure.
December 8, 2011 - McClatchy-Tribune
A national survey finds that, when it comes to sexual harassment in school, many students don't know where to draw the line.
November 7, 2011 - Education Week
Most states have laws addressing bullying but now federal lawmakers are getting in the game.
November 1, 2011 - Education Week
Lawrence Knowles explores whether overuse of the term "bullying" is undermining efforts to stop the real thing.
October 25, 2011 - Education Week

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