Study links prevalence of bullying, teasing to high dropout rates

Teasing and bullying is linked to the dropout rate of students, according to the latest report from the Virginia High School Safety Study, directed by Dewey Cornell, a professor at the University of Virginia's Curry School ...

Teens' take on bullying

Both the bully and the victim's individual characteristics, rather than the wider social environment, explain why bullying occurs, according to Swedish teenagers. The new study, by Dr. Robert Thornberg and Sven Knutsen from ...

Bullying more violent in school with gangs nearby, study finds

(Phys.org) —The presence of gangs in the vicinity of schools creates a pervasive climate of fear and victimization among students, teachers and administrators that escalates the level of aggression in bullying incidents ...

Preventing school bullying behavior

As sure as school bells begin to ring after Labor Day, so too do news stories appear of students in elementary, middle, and high school being bullied. This fall, some school districts have a new state “cyberbullying” ...

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