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dc.contributor.authorSupancic, Michael ( )en_US
dc.date.accessioned2006-01-18T10:06:37Z
dc.date.available2012-02-24T10:07:19Z
dc.date.issued2004-01-18en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/2929
dc.descriptionResearch Enhancement Program Final Reports.
dc.description.abstractThe first stage of this project - a critical analysis of the published literature and existing policy on bullying and sexual harassment in middle schools - is eighty-five percent complete. Two of the three prospective conclusions -- the necessity for grade-level specific curriculum; and a collaborative, non-disciplinary based approach emphasizing the mental health of both the victim and the bully - were, on a theoretical level, partially supported by the culled published research. The second phase -- the analytical assessment and evaluation of an on-going bully-proofing and sexual harassment policy and related grade-level specific curriculum - was temporarily suspended. Several unanticipated District and campus-level policy decisions contributed to this delay. First, District officials decided that only the Principal and one Vice Principal of ___ Middle School would receive specialized training on the implementation and classroom delivery of the bullying and sexual harassment policy. They would then act as the facilitator of a tutorial training workshop for their faculty and staff. Second, the creation of all grade-level curriculum modules and classroom deliverables aimed at preventing and reducing bullying behavior and sexual harassment were given to the campus curriculum team; District' curriculum specialists would only serve in an advisory capacity. Finally, survey results from the three previously administered School Climate Surveys initially administered by a contracted external review group were found to be corrupt at many levels, including use of improper sampling procedures. Such methodological violations rendered these potentially pretest/ benchmark measures of bullying behavior and sexual harassment at ___ Middle School unusable. In summary, no interviews or surveys have been administered nor have any focus groups been convened thus far. On a more positive note, the goals outlined in the plans for the project were unanimously approved as the centerpiece objectives for ___ Middle School's Campus Improvement Plan (CIP) in 2004/2005.en_US
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dc.format.extent2 pages
dc.format.medium1 file (.pdf)
dc.language.isoen
dc.subjectSexual harassmenten_US
dc.subjectMiddle schoolsen_US
dc.subjectCurriculumen_US
dc.subjectSchool climateen_US
dc.subjectCampus improvement planen_US
dc.titleRevisiting Contemporary Bully-Proofing and Sexual Harassment Measures: A Prospective Review and Critical Evaluation of Future Concepts for Middle School Campusesen_US
txstate.documenttypeResearch Report


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