Monday, September 2, 2013

Keeping Students With Disabilities Safe From Bullying

Bullying not only threatens a student’s physical and emotional safety at school, but fosters a climate of fear and disrespect, creating conditions that negatively impact learning. Unfortunately, we know that children with disabilities are disproportionately affected by bullying. This week, the Department of Education issued guidance to educators and stakeholders on the matter of bullying of students with disabilities. Read the guidance to school districts and schools.