Nonprofits, School Groups Pick up Fight Against Cyberbullying
The rise of cyberbullying has only worsened in recent years
The rise of cyberbullying has only worsened in recent years, and the impact is being felt by girls much more than boys.
That’s according to recent research from the National Center for Education Statistics, which reported recently that three times as many girls (21 percent) reported being harassed using text messages or in online mediums as boys (7 percent).
It’s a situation that educators and the groups that support them are watching closely. In comments to the Associated Press, Bryan Joffe, director of education and youth development at AASA, The School Superintendents Association, suggested that the issue is one that should lead to broader discussions.
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