New Bullying Data—and Definition—from the National Crime Victimization Survey

The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) is a large-scale data collection effort led by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Bureau of Justice Statistics. A nationally-representative sample of approximately 90,000 households is selected, and a survey is administered face-to-face or via telephone twice a year for three years to 160,000…

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Bill aims to help serious child abuse victims

More than 70,000 children in Kentucky last year met criteria that warranted abuse investigations from child protective services. Many of them have to relive what they went through in court without a guarantee their abuser will be convicted. Kentucky Senate Bill 60 aims to make a child’s generalized testimony count…

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In Elizabeth School District former Music Teacher Sentenced to Prison for Distributing Child Pornography on the Internet

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General Robert Lougy announced that a former music teacher in the Elizabeth School District was sentenced to prison today for using a file-sharing network to share videos of child pornography over the Internet. Ronald Scott, 63, of Edison, N.J., was sentenced to five years in state…

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