30 Nov 2012

Research shows more students drop out in bullying ‘climates’ – should school security be more active?

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I just read an article on Futurity.org that I thought you should read. A recent online report by the Journal of Educational Psychology states that schools with excessive bullying experience higher dropout rates. The researchers surveyed over 7,000 ninth graders and more than 2,500 teachers in Virginia high schools. The dropout rate was 29% higher in schools with high amounts of bullying/teasing, and it was 28% lower in schools with low amounts of bullying/teasing. These results were independent of other factors, such as income levels or test scores.

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Research shows more students drop out in bullying ‘climates’ – Should school security be more active?

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