Wellness


FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2012 file photo, a student at Indian Lake Elementary in Kalamazoo, Mich., boards a bus on the first day of school. Bullying is a “serious public health problem,” and should no longer be dismissed as merely a matter of kids being kids, a leading panel of experts warned Tuesday, May 10, 2016. Bullying behavior is seen as early as preschool and peaks during the middle school years, the researchers said. And the problem has morphed from the traditional bully-in-the-schoolyard scenario to newer forms of electronic aggression, such as cyberbullying on social media sites. (AP Photo/The Kalamazoo Gazette, Mark Bugnaski, File)

“There’s no evidence that they are impactful in a positive way,” said Catherine Bradshaw, a professor and associate dean at the University of Virginia, and part of the committee that wrote the report. “They can actually do more harm than good and in fact don’t provide the skill training or replacement behaviors for youth that are suspended or expelled.”


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