Management & Technology
The goal of this study was to report key descriptive data from 1,588 third through fifth graders who completed a survey regarding their perceptions of bullying in schools. Key findings were that 40 % of third through fifth graders reported being bullied, while girls reported being victims of bullying more often than boys. When bullying was reported to a school administrator or a parent/guardian, only about 19 % of those bullied reported that bullying stopped completely; 16 % reported that bullying had stopped for a while, and 11 % indicated that bullying never stopped and in some cases got worse. 32 % of the students reported that the school had done little or nothing to reduce bullying. Our results underscore the need for early intervention.
Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma
Springer International Publishing
Scholarly Commons Citation
Earnhardt, M., Kevorkian, M. M., Rodriguez, A., Kennedy, T. D., D'Antona, R., & Borror, J. (2016). Bullying in Elementary Schools. Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma, 9(). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40653-016-0085-0