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Message ID: 8633
Date: 2010-09-29

Author:Anthony Petrosino

Subject:REL Northeast Releases New Study on School Related Bullying

Dear Colleagues Some on the list may wish to learn of the report below. Best wishes Anthony > > > ----- Forwarded Message ----- > From: "IES Newsflash Subscription Service" > To: apetros@wested.org > Sent: Tuesday, August 31, 2010 11:04:18 AM > Subject: REL Northeast Releases New Study on School Related Bullying > > Institute of Education Sciences - Newsflash > REL Northeast Releases New Study on School Related Bullying > > Bullying appears to be frequent among U.S. students and has been > associated with several short- and long-term negative consequences such > as depression and poor health. But research suggests that many bullying > incidents are not reported to school officials, which hampers educators’ > ability to define the scope and frequency of bullying behavior in their > schools and is often the first step in addressing the problem. > > REL Northeast’s study, What characteristics of bullying, bullying > victims, and schools are associated with increased reporting of bullying > to school officials? tested 51 characteristics of bullying > victimization, bullying victims, and bullying victims’ schools to > determine which were associated with either increased or decreased > reporting to school officials. It found that 10 characteristics were > associated with increased reporting, and 1 characteristic was associated > with decreased reporting. > > Specifically: > > • Students who were bullied were more likely to indicate that their > victimization was reported to a school official if the bullying involved > injury, physical threats, destruction of property, actual physical > contact (pushing, shoving, and the like), greater frequency, multiple > types, more than one location, and at least one occurrence on a school > bus. > > • Two types of bullying victims were more likely to indicate that their > victimization was reported to school officials—those involved in a fight > during the school year and those who reported being afraid of attack and > avoiding certain school areas or activities. > > • Higher grade levels are associated with less reporting: reporting > ranged from 53 percent in grade 6 to 27 percent in grade 12. > > • No characteristic of bullying victims’ schools—including general > characteristics, school culture, and school security and safety—was > associated with either increased or decreased reporting. > > For more information, see the report at > http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/projects/project.asp?ProjectID=239 > > > > > ...connecting research, policy and practice > > > You have received this message because you subscribed to a newsflash > service through IES or one of its centers. > Change your options or unsubscribe from this service . > > By visiting Newsflash you may also sign up to receive information from > IES and its four Centers NCES , NCER , NCEE , & NCSER to stay abreast of > all activities within the Institute of Education Sciences (IES). > > To obtain hard copy of many IES products as well as hard copy and > electronic versions of hundreds of other U.S. Department of Education > products please visit http://www.edpubs.org or call 1-877-433-7827 > (877-4-EDPUBS).

Dear Colleagues Some on the list may wish to learn of the report below. Best wishes Anthony > > > ----- Forwarded Message ----- > From: "IES Newsflash Subscription Service" > To: apetroswested.org > Sent: Tuesday, August 31, 2010 11:04:18 AM > Subject: REL Northeast Releases New Study on School Related Bullying > > Institute of Education Sciences - Newsflash > REL Northeast Releases New Study on School Related Bullying > > Bullying appears to be frequent among U.S. students and has been > associated with several short- and long-term negative consequences such > as depression and poor health. But research suggests that many bullying > incidents are not reported to school officials, which hampers educators’ > ability to define the scope and frequency of bullying behavior in their > schools and is often the first step in addressing the problem. > > REL Northeast’s study, What characteristics of bullying, bullying > victims, and schools are associated with increased reporting of bullying > to school officials? tested 51 characteristics of bullying > victimization, bullying victims, and bullying victims’ schools to > determine which were associated with either increased or decreased > reporting to school officials. It found that 10 characteristics were > associated with increased reporting, and 1 characteristic was associated > with decreased reporting. > > Specifically: > > • Students who were bullied were more likely to indicate that their > victimization was reported to a school official if the bullying involved > injury, physical threats, destruction of property, actual physical > contact (pushing, shoving, and the like), greater frequency, multiple > types, more than one location, and at least one occurrence on a school > bus. > > • Two types of bullying victims were more likely to indicate that their > victimization was reported to school officials—those involved in a fight > during the school year and those who reported being afraid of attack and > avoiding certain school areas or activities. > > • Higher grade levels are associated with less reporting: reporting > ranged from 53 percent in grade 6 to 27 percent in grade 12. > > • No characteristic of bullying victims’ schools—including general > characteristics, school culture, and school security and safety—was > associated with either increased or decreased reporting. > > For more information, see the report at > http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/projects/project.asp?ProjectID=239 > > > > > ...connecting research, policy and practice > > > You have received this message because you subscribed to a newsflash > service through IES or one of its centers. > Change your options or unsubscribe from this service . > > By visiting Newsflash you may also sign up to receive information from > IES and its four Centers NCES , NCER , NCEE , & NCSER to stay abreast of > all activities within the Institute of Education Sciences (IES). > > To obtain hard copy of many IES products as well as hard copy and > electronic versions of hundreds of other U.S. Department of Education > products please visit http://www.edpubs.org or call 1-877-433-7827 > (877-4-EDPUBS).