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.

Rules for Engagement Blog

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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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Every school should create a suicide-prevention task force to head off tragedies, Genevieve LaFleur and Scott Poland write.
October 24, 2012 – Education Week
A new study suggests the typical elements of playground bullying Mom and Dad endured aren't always present in the cyberbullying that may affect their children.
June 13, 2012 – Digital Directions
The revelation by the social-networking giant spurs a flurry of both interest and concern among educators about the potential benefits and drawbacks if the company approves the move.
June 13, 2012 – Education Week
June 6, 2012 – Education Week
New guidelines from education, religious, and First Amendment groups are warning schools to be mindful of students' free-speech rights as they step up anti-bullying efforts.
May 22, 2012 – Education Week
As states pass cyberbullying laws, attorneys and experts say many of the laws aren't strong enough, and lawsuits are bound to become more common.
May 9, 2012 – Education Week
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 4, 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 14, 2012 – Education Week

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