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Resources Tagged With: cyberbullying

School Bullying Has Decreased During the COVID-19 Pandemic, but Schools Should Prepare for Its Return

Remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic interrupted many facets of students’ school experiences. Although many parents, educators, and other stakeholders have sounded the alarm on the potential negative learning and mental health outcomes, the shift to virtual schooling may have also benefited some students—particularly those who have experienced bullying by their peers. Read more ›

NetSmartz Internet Safety [web resource][downloadable][video]

NetSmartz is an interactive, educational program developed by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC). NetSmartz provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children, tweens, and teens how to be safer on- and offline. Read more ›

Digital Self Harm: Is It on the Rise?

In an online forum, a message appears.

It contains a threat against a student from an anonymous source. The person spotting it reports it to a school official, the website or police. After a short investigation, the findings are disturbing. The perpetrator who posted it is actually the student engaging in an act of digital self-harm … or cyberbullying themselves. Read more ›

New Cyberbullying Trend: ‘Tea’ Accounts Used to Gossip About and Harass Students Online

Three weeks into the school year, the Granite School District in Utah is seeing a surge in cyberbullying.

The district notified parents via Facebook, saying schools have seen a “significant rise in cyber-bullying using anonymous social media accounts.” Read more ›

Adolescent Bullying Basics

Bullying is a behavior that many of us have experienced in school or online, either as the person being bullied, the person engaging in the behavior, or as a witness. While bullying is far from new, it should not be considered a rite of passage for young people. Read more ›

Gay-Straight Alliances at School Cut Bullying for LGBTQ Youth

LGBTQ students attending schools with gay-straight alliance programs in place reported experiencing less bullying and better health outcomes than their LGBTQ peers whose schools lacked such programs, according to a national survey. Read more ›

Bullying Preceded Many LGBTQ Youth Suicides

Bullying was common among LGBTQ youth who died by suicide between 2003 and 2017, especially among younger children, researchers reported. Read more ›

Report: Safety Tip Lines Flag Bullying, Drug Use, Suicide Risk [downloadable]

More schools are using safety tips lines, but not just for gun violence prevention — the technology is addressing bullying, drug use and suicide risk among students. Read more ›

SchoolSafety.gov: Resources to Create a Safer School [web resource]

The Federal School Safety Clearinghouse and SchoolSafety.gov were developed to fulfill one of the key recommendations from the Federal Commission on School Safety. Read more ›

Prevent Bullying: Quick Tips for Parents

Bullying is when a child tries to hurt another child physically or emotionally. Kids who bully use their power (like being popular or physically strong) to control or hurt others. Read more ›

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