Thursday, August 9, 2012

School Culture Can Contribute to Bullying of LGBT, Immigrant Students

US News, August 8, 2012

"Jockeying for popularity and status within high school cliques can bring out the worst in teens. Students at the center of their social circles are often more likely to be bullies, and they tend to target teens they see as different or weak.
Immigrant students and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) youth typically fit that bill, and addressing bullying aimed at these students can require a different approach, experts said during a panel discussion on Monday at the Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Summit, hosted by the Department of Education and other government agencies." Read More

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