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Forum on Public Policy Online, v2013 n1 2013

Bullying in elementary schools is a recognized and widespread occurrence that threatens to rob children of their childhood. Part I of this commentary describes existing scientifically-based research on the nature, extent and effects of the phenomenon on children in United States schools. Part II analyzes the effectiveness of bullying prevention programs currently being adopted and implemented in the U.S. Part III describes and analyzes legislative and judicial responses to the problem. Finally, Part IV presents recommendations and strategies for taking action to prevent and reduce the incidences of bullying in elementary schools.

Descriptors: Bullying, Elementary School Students, Prevention, Program Effectiveness, Family Environment, Behavior Problems, Urban Areas, Poverty, Disabilities, Aggression, Antisocial Behavior, Intervention, State Legislation

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Author: Conn, Kathleen

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=3223&id=EJ1045682

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