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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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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
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Educators need to be vigilant about bullying and to build positive school cultures to keep students safe and to head off tragedies, Mariam Azin writes.
August 7, 2013 – Education Week
New federal data points to declines in some forms of bullying behaviors in school—but not the overall rate.
June 12, 2013 – Education Week
A supportive environment can promote student achievement, and stress can be a hindrance, research and experience shows.
January 10, 2013 – Quality Counts
The new measure makes it a misdemeanor for students who commit various online offenses against school employees.
December 12, 2012 – Education Week
Schools, districts, and school boards should work together to develop comprehensive anti-bullying policies, Nicole Yetter writes.
November 14, 2012 – Education Week
November 14, 2012 – Education Week
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

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