Behavior

Bullying and Cruelty

Bullying and Cruelty

The pre-teen and early teen years are the peak time for bullying and cruelty among schoolchildren, and it is a problem that affects everyone in the school community. New York City's Respect For All initiative defines the school system's approach to this issue.

Learn more about preventing and addressing cyber-bullying from Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet and Society. Researcher Danah Boyd specializes in this area.