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U of I study: Teachers, students at odds over bullying

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 5th, 2013

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. ó New research from the University of Illinois indicates that elementary school students and their teachers often donít agree on who bullies whom in their classrooms. And researchers say that intervention and prevention programs need to both heighten teachersí awareness of bullying and provide support for victims that mitigate its impact on their academic achievement.

Bullying takes a toll on childrenís academic performance and achievement along with their self-esteem and emotional wellbeing, according to new research by Dorothy Espelage, a professor in the College of Education. | Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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