Researchers Look for Ways to Curb 'Mean Girls' and Gossip

Sparks, Sarah D.
February 2011
Education Week;2/2/2011, Vol. 30 Issue 19, p8
The article addresses the role of education researchers in finding ways to prevent relational aggression and other forms of bullying in U.S. schools. It addresses the psychological impact of gossip, social isolation, and social manipulation on victims of bullying. Other topics include anti-bullying programs, online bullying, and the programs Preventing Relational Aggression in Schools Every Day (PRAISE) and Steps to Respect.


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