Sunday, June 05, 2011

Dept of Ed Conducting Study on Bullying, Seeking Comments

According to a recent notice in the Federal Register...
The Department of Education is seeking comments on its plan to conduct an analysis of bullying laws and policies. The study’s field data collection will conduct case studies 24 school sites nationwide to document state and local implementation of anti-bullying laws and policies. The study will examine how policies are influenced by state legislative requirements, including ways that state and district policies facilitate or create challenges for effective implementation. The study aims to identify promising strategies that school districts are implementing to combat bullying in schools. This information will be used by the Department to better support bullying prevention activities.

Comments are due August 1, 2011 to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, LBJ, Washington, DC 20202–4537, OMB Control Number: 1875–NEW.