“Youth more likely to be bullied at schools with anti-bullying programs, UTA researcher finds,” is the title of an article appearing earlier this month in the online Science Codex. This article discusses implications of new research published in the Journal of Criminology.
According to the Science Codex article:
Anti-bullying initiatives have become standard at schools across the country, but a new UT Arlington study finds that students attending those schools may be more likely to be a victim of bullying than children at schools without such programs. …
‘One possible reason for this is that the students who are victimizing their peers have learned the language from these anti-bullying campaigns and programs,’ said Seokjin Jeong, an assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice at UT Arlington and lead author of the study … .
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