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Students' and Teachers' Perspectives on School Climate

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How do LGBT student experiences compare to the experiences of their non-LGBT peers? What do educators identify as important issues in school safety?

From Teasing to Torment: School Climate in America, A Survey of Students and Teachers (pdf) reports on national surveys of over 3,400 students aged 13-18 and over 1,000 secondary school teachers. The report explores students’ and teachers’ experiences with bullying and harassment, and their attitudes about this serious problem in America’s schools.

Inside, you’ll find information about the extent of bullying and harassment in U.S. schools, the impact of bullying and harassment on students, teachers’ willingness to address these issues, and what works to keep students safe. Some state-level reports are available.