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National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families

Bully-Victims

Part VII: Bullying

Part VII: Bullying
Electronically published journal article, but not part of an issue

No

Abstract

This research brief from SchoolHouse Connection looks at demographic and risk factor data of high school students experiencing homelessness compared with students not experiencing homelessness. It uses the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) results from 17 states during the 2016-2017 school year. According to these data, more than one in three students experiencing homelessness reported being a victim of bullying at school. This brief provides action steps educators can take to lead the effort to prevent bullying, which takes place primarily at school.

Accession number
25808
Type new
Brief
Organization

Schoolhouse Connection

Series
Student Homelessness: Lessons from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey
Year published new
2019
Availability

Available for free download on the SchoolHouse Connection website at: https://www.schoolhouseconnection.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/YRBS-b…