Positive-behavior program may reduce bullying in elementary grades

02/8/2012 | Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

A school program designed to improve student behavior may help reduce bullying in elementary schools, a new study shows. Teachers at schools that have implemented the School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports program, in place now in about 16,000 U.S. schools, reported less bullying, teasing and aggression among students, the report found.

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