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ERIC Number: EJ1045682
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 28
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 61
ISSN: ISSN-1556-763X
Bullying in Elementary School: An American Perspective
Conn, Kathleen
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.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A