This collection of academic research examines the issue of bullying and child suicide. We included research that looks specifically at suicide and bullying among sexual-minority youth, including gay and lesbian students.
A new study suggests that paying teachers based on student test scores may hurt student performance in some subject areas. The issue: Historically, public school teacher salaries have been based largely on years of experience and level of education, with teachers holding master’s degrees earning more than those with bachelor’s degrees. Over the past
Members of Congress with the most extreme political views receive more attention from print media than moderate members, a new study suggests. Meanwhile, far-right Republicans get more coverage than far-left Democrats.
Despite major changes in media and technology over the past 20 years, a new study of children's news habits finds that "parents are still at the core of developing news interest and patterns of consumption."