San Francisco – A new report released this week by YouthTruth shows that 1 in 3 students experienced bullying in the 2017-18 school year — up from just over 1 in 4 students two years ago. Further analysis illustrates that some students are experiencing bullying at higher or increasing rates depending on a student’s race, whether they are…
Sonya Heisters, YouthTruth’s director of partnerships and outreach, first observed the rise in bullying in Quincy, Washington. When the team at Quincy Junior High got their student feedback back in the winter of 2018, they saw a surprising increase in the rate of bullying at their school between the 2016-17 and 2017-18 academic years. Heisters…
“GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network, and YouthTruth survey data reveal the incidence of bias-based bullying and variation across schools.” . . .
Reporter-Producer Kate Stringer’s article, 80,000 Kids Just Replied to a Survey About Bullying. Here’s What Surprised Their Educators Most receives national attention . . .
Today, YouthTruth launched the third report in our Learning from Student Voice series . . .
Analysis of YouthTruth data from a sample of nearly 80,000 . . .
In the Boston Globe, Marny Sumrall, YouthTruth’s Executive Director, . . .