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.
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Fixing how we teach our children is of paramount importance. What if the solution also started to fix America’s broader socioeconomic problems? New ways of thinking about edtech just might start that process.
CNN – As many as 25% of teenagers have experienced cyberbullying. Researchers are working on apps and algorithms to detect and report bullying online.
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.
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.
Grinnell-Newburg school district staff are accused of not following Iowa’s Safe School Law.
MARK NEWMAN Courier Staff Writer OTTUMWA — When children are dying, say officials, bullying is no longer a “boys will be boys” type scenario. “We take bullying very seriously, because if we don’t, you think of the worst-case scenario with all the tragic cases we hear of recently, where a kid has been bullied,” said More »
A nationally known agency for troubled adolescents is developing a website and hot line to help Iowans deal with bullying and to prevent young people from committing suicide.
“I would argue that the bullying interventions that we’re using now, if not tailored, are ineffective,” said Paul R. Sterzing, the study’s lead author from the University of California, Berkley.
Experts will give Iowans tips on how to combat bullying, including via the Internet and cellphone, at a special gathering this fall, the governor said this morning. The Governor’s Bullying Prevention Summit will be Nov. 27 at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines. Attention on bullying in Iowa schools has escalated in recent months. A 14-year-old More »