Peer harassment, school connectedness, and academic achievement.

  title={Peer harassment, school connectedness, and academic achievement.},
  author={Marla E. Eisenberg and Dianne R Neumark-Sztainer and Cheryl L. Perry},
  journal={The Journal of school health},
  volume={73 8},
This study described peer harassment in a large, multiethnic sample of adolescents, and explored the relationship between experiencing peer harassment and both school connectedness and achievement. Survey data came from 4,746 students in grades 7-12 at 31 public schools in ethnically and socioeconomically diverse communities in a Midwestern state. Frequency of five types of harassment were analyzed with data on school connectedness and grades. Multivariate analysis controlled for gender, grade… CONTINUE READING

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