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  • 8/11/2014Sharita Forrest, Education Editor writer Sharita Forrest, Education Editor by Sharita Forrest, Education Editor published by Sharita Forrest, Education Editor
    A new study of middle-school youth reveals the powerful role of school culture, including teachers’ and staff members’ perceptions, in creating environments that promote or discourage bullying and bystander intervention.
  • 6/11/2014Sharita Forrest, Education and Social Work Editor writer Sharita Forrest, Education and Social Work Editor by Sharita Forrest, Education and Social Work Editor published by Sharita Forrest, Education and Social Work Editor
    Self-administered surveys are a vital tool for researchers who gather sensitive information about adolescents. But young people who provide untruthful answers on questionnaires as pranks have the potential to throw researchers’ findings way off track, particularly studies that involve minority groups.
  • 5/22/2014Sharita Forrest writer Sharita Forrest by Sharita Forrest published by Sharita Forrest
    Family debt diminishes students’ prospects of graduating from college, and is particularly detrimental to black students’ chances of earning degrees, suggests a new study by social work professor Min Zhan and doctoral student Deirdre Lanesskog, both at the University of Illinois.
  • 5/19/2014Sharita Forrest, Education Editor writer Sharita Forrest, Education Editor by Sharita Forrest, Education Editor published by Sharita Forrest, Education Editor
    While leisure activities are essential to physical and emotional well-being and quality of life – they also can be very stressful for people with disabilities, a new study suggests.
  • 4/8/2014Sharita Forrest, Education Editor writer Sharita Forrest, Education Editor by Sharita Forrest, Education Editor published by Sharita Forrest, Education Editor
    More than one in five youth in middle school has experienced physical sexual violence such as being inappropriately touched against their will while at school, a new study suggests.