About Bullying

Research Findings
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Resource Title California Healthy Students Research Project Brief on Bullying as Barrier to Academic Achievement
Summary

Examines the effect of bullying on academic performance across middle school grades. According to the study, bullying can account for up to an average 1.5 letter grade decrease in an academic subject.

Topics include: scope of the problem; relationship between harassment and academic achievement; description of the victims; school charateristics influencing harassment; and what can be done.

Find the full study, "Bullying Experiences and Compromised Acadmic Performance Across Middle School Grades" in Journal of Early Adolescence, February 2011 31:152-173.

 

Topic Evaluation and Assessment
About Bullying
Target Audience Administrators
Teachers/School Staff
Special Population Cultural Diversity
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