School Climate & Safety What the Research Says Bullying Dropped as Students Spent Less Time in In-Person Classes During Pandemic
Researchers based their findings on an analysis of internet searches on online and school-based harassment.
School Climate & Safety Violence, Hate Crimes in Schools Surged in Pre-COVID Period, Federal Watchdog Finds
Data from several years preceding the pandemic sketched a troubling trajectory, the Government Accountability Office found.
School Climate & Safety What the Research Says A Hallmark of School Shooters: Long History of Social Rejection
New research finds that shooters in K-12 schools are more often "failed joiners" than loners.
Student Well-Being Webinar Making Connections on Student Mental Health in the Pandemic
The pandemic has made it more challenging for students who are struggling with mental health needs to find support at school—even when adults know they exist. A new nationally representative survey conducted by the EdWeek
Student Well-Being When School Goes Remote, Many LGBTQ Students Lose a Safe Space
School can be an affirming environment for many LGBTQ young people, and the absence of in-person instruction has been difficult.
Privacy & Security Q&A What Educators Should Know About Digital Self-Harm During Hybrid and Remote Learning
Some research suggests the phenomenon known as "digital self-harm" is on the rise and schools need to address it more directly.
Law & Courts Federal Appeals Court Lets Lawsuit Proceed Against Educators in Student's Suicide
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, in Cincinnati, rules in the case of a 3rd grader who killed himself after repeated bullying.
School Climate & Safety In Battle Against Bullies, Some Schools Target Parents
Looking for new ways to combat kids who bully, some communities are threatening to fine parents with no evidence that the approach is effective.
School Climate & Safety Why the Increase in Sexual Assaults Reported by Schools?
Experts said it's hard to say whether the increase is due to greater awareness spawned by the #MeToo movement or a real increase in incidents.
Classroom Technology Social Media a Double-Edged Sword for Students With Disabilities, Study Finds
Students with disabilities were more likely to be both victims and perpetrators of cyberbullying, according to a study from the Ruderman Family Foundation.