Bullying of 5th graders leads to depression in 7th graders and substance abuse in 10th grade, a new study out of Delaware has found.
Many middle schoolers are bullied, and if bullying is also sexual harassment, it can be hard to overcome, esp. for girls.
Bullying can affect more than academic performance, though its effects there have been documented. It can lead to suicide if not addressed.
A coach kicked some football captains off the team because he disapproved of the nutrition supplement they were using. They’re suing him and the school.
Surveys in IL show sexual harassment and bullying is a pattern in middle school. About 43 of students said they were victims of some form of verbal sexual harassment.
We note the uptick in bullying reports nationwide since the election. Some news sites say reports are exaggerated. Keep it in perspective.
Teachers want to talk about the election, but some of the hateful rhetoric is hurtful, especially if students direct it at other students.
A 7-year-old boy, allegedly handcuffed by a police officer in a Kansas City elementary school for crying, is suing the school district.
A high school girl was stabbed on a bus Thursday in Texarkana, giving us an opportunity to consider school bus safety initiatives everywhere.
Negative effects of bullying on girls can take years to heal. Schools need to step up awareness & help girls cope with the emotional aftermath.