Category Archives: General News

The Effects Of Childhood Bullying Last A Lifetime

A new study in the American Journal of Psychiatry finds what others had hinted at but not quite arrived at: That the effects of childhood bullying can last not only through adolescence and young adulthood, but also through middle age.


When Bullying Goes High-Tech

CNN – As many as 25% of teenagers have experienced cyberbullying. Researchers are working on apps and algorithms to detect and report bullying online.


Effects of Bullying Last Into Adulthood, Study Finds

Victims of bullying at school, and bullies themselves, are more likely to experience psychiatric problems in childhood, studies have shown. Now researchers have found that elevated risk of psychiatric trouble extends into adulthood, sometimes even a decade after the intimidation has ended.


NYT Opinion: The Secret to Fixing Bad Schools

WHAT would it really take to give students a first-rate education? Some argue that our schools are irremediably broken and that charter schools offer the only solution. The striking achievement of Union City, N.J. — bringing poor, mostly immigrant kids into the educational mainstream — argues for reinventing the public schools we have.