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School Bullying Is Down. Why Don't Students Believe It?

A big new study shows half as many student reports of bullying — including physical bullying, threats and cyberbullying — compared with a decade earlier.
Source: LA Johnson

Read this article if you're having a rough day. This is a rare story about positive social change.

Every state now has laws against school bullying. In the past decade, many districts have overhauled discipline policies and created interventions to increase mutual respect at school. Pop culture and the news media have focused on the harm that is done when children target

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