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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

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 21, 2014)

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

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In this webinar, nationally-recognized experts on bullying discussed how educators can develop strategies for addressing and combating bullying in school and online.

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In order for educators to create a safe environment for students at risk of being bullied, the legal groundwork must be laid, writes Stephen T. Russell.
March 29, 2011 - Education Week
The president, himself bullied as a child, put a spotlight on what he sees as an epidemic for American school children.
March 11, 2011 - Education Week
Researchers found students in the middle of the social hierarchies, not the popular ones or outcasts, are more likely to bully.
February 8, 2011 | Updated: March 24, 2012 - Education Week
Experts say getting students to help support school policies to prevent cyberbullying is crucial for those measures to be effective.
February 4, 2011 - Digital Directions
Experts say getting students to help support school policies to prevent cyberbullying is crucial for those measures to be effective.
February 4, 2011 - Digital Directions
At least 44 states have anti-bullying laws, but the cyberbullying aspects of those measures run the gamut from effective to window dressing to possibly unconstitutional.
February 4, 2011 - Digital Directions
According to a survey from a large school district in the Southern United States, adolescent girls are significantly more likely than boys to have experienced cyberbullying.
February 4, 2011 - Digital Directions
An analysis of more than 200 studies finds that classroom programs that focus on social and emotional skills can yield learning improvements that rival those of purely academic programs.
February 4, 2011 | Updated: March 24, 2012 - Education Week
An emerging body of research is focusing on the subtler forms of bullying that teachers sometimes miss.
February 1, 2011 - Education Week
The Education Department puts school officials on notice that harassment based on sex-role or religious stereotypes may be federal violations.
October 26, 2010 - Education Week

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