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)

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Christina Berchini says that teachers should use their own childhood experiences of bullying to inform their responses to situations playing out in their classrooms.
September 23, 2015 – Teacher
Young victims of cyberbullying have few tools at their disposal to protect themselves, writes lawyer Kenneth A. Linzer.
March 18, 2015 – Education Week
Three federal surveys will add questions related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students to help provide a clearer picture of their experiences in school.
October 22, 2014 – Education Week
An effort to reach a common definition of bullying for research purposes could lead to more evidence-based solutions for schools.
October 8, 2014 – Education Week
Schools are using a variety of approaches to improve social interactions between students with developmental disabilities and their typically developing peers.
May 7, 2014 – Education Week
Anti-bullying programs that aren't tied to a greater understanding of emotions and their consequences are not effective, write Marc A. Brackett and Susan E. Rivers.
February 19, 2014 – Education Week
A handful of states and districts are showing renewed interest in tip lines that allow young people to anonymously share information about potential security threats, bullying, and other behaviors.
February 5, 2014 – Education Week
January 15, 2014 – Education Week
Building a strong sense of community in a school is an effective way to head off bullying before it happens, says Jim Dillon, of the Center for Leadership and Bullying Prevention.
December 11, 2013 – Education Week
Building a strong sense of community in a school is an effective way to head off bullying before it happens, says Jim Dillon, of the Center for Leadership and Bullying Prevention.
December 11, 2013 – Education Week

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