Paluck shows peer influence on bullying in NJ schools

Friday, Feb 19, 2016
by lesliej

Princeton news reported on Betsy Paluck's research. Curbing school bullying has been a focal point for educators, administrators, policymakers and parents, but the answer may not lie within rules set by adults, according to new research led by Princeton University researchers. Instead, the solution might actually be to have the students themselves, particularly those most connected to their peers, promote conflict resolution in school.

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