Cyberbullying On the Rise

The latest federal school safety report provides little solace to parents concerned about cyberbullying. According to an article in Education Week, findings from U.S. Department of Education research from the 2017-18 national survey on school safety show that cyberbullying is… Read the rest

Bullying Advice From One Who Knows

We know that an estimated 25% to 33% of US students say they’ve been bullied. And in the past decade, we’ve learned much about who they are, as well as the various forms bullying takes—verbal, physical, social, cyber, indirect, and… Read the rest

Cyberbullying: Parents Beware

Bullying has gotten a great deal of attention in the past several years thanks to a number of highly publicized cases in which children have been so brutally victimized by peers that they felt their only escape was suicide. In… Read the rest

Bullying in the Time of Trump

In September 2017, the Cartoon Network surveyed a large national sample (1,054) of 9- to 11-year-olds, in an effort to learn more about how kids treat each other. The findings, reported on the NPREd website in the article, “What Kids… Read the rest

Bullying: Kids with LD Are Easy Targets

School bullying is a widespread problem throughout the United States. Research shows that more than 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year; 17% of students report being bullied two to three times a month. While specific data is… Read the rest