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Steps that could reduce threat of violence in schools

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Story Source: Financial Express ~ Go to Original Article

A study by The Teacher Foundation across 15 cities in 2013-17 found 42% students in classes 4-8 and 36% in classes 9-12 reported harassment by schoolmates on campus.

A ten-year-old boy is bullied by a classmate, yet the school doesn’t take action. Students are beaten up by a principal for not cleaning floors. A girl aged ten is sexually assaulted by a school employee. These are the latest incidents reported in Indian media that appear to reflect a pervasive threat of violence and bullying in schools…