Education Report Roundup

Federal Report Tracks Incidents of Student Bullying

By Lesli A. Maxwell — December 14, 2006 1 min read

Middle school principals were more likely than elementary or high school administrators to report that student-bullying incidents occur on their campuses at least once a week, according to a federal study.

“Crime, Violence, Discipline, and Safety in U.S. Public Schools” is available from the National Center for Education Statistics.

The annual survey on crime, violence, and discipline in public schools—conducted in 2003-04 by the National Center for Education Statistics, an arm of the U.S. Department of Education—based its findings on questionnaires mailed to principals at 3,743 elementary, middle, and high schools across the United States.