Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Bullying Takes Toll on High School Test Scores

HealthDay News, August 8, 2011

"Students attending high schools dominated by bullies are more likely to have lower standardized test scores, a new study shows.
In fact, researchers in Virginia found that schoolwide passing rates on three different standardized exams (Algebra I, Earth Science and World History) were 3 percent to 6 percent lower in schools where students reported a more severe bullying climate. The findings, they added, highlight the fact that bullying is a pervasive problem in schools." Read More

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