Summary: Running head: THE IMPACT OF BULLYING CLIMATE 1
The Impact of Bullying Climate on Schoolwide Academic Performance
Anna Lacey and Dewey Cornell
Curry School of Education
University of Virginia
July 9, 2011
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Anna Lacey, M.Ed. is with the Programs in Clinical and School Psychology, Curry
School of Education, University of Virginia. Dewey Cornell, Ph.D. is with the Curry School of
Education, University of Virginia.
We thank Donna Bowman Michaelis of the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice
Services and Arlene Cundiff of the Virginia Department of Education, and their colleagues, for
their support of the Virginia High School Safety Study. We also thank our research assistants
Sharmila Bandyopadhyay, Megan Eliot, Francis Huang, Tse-Hua Shih, Erica Shirley, Aisha
Thompson, Jennifer Klein, Talisha Lee, and Farah Williams. Finally, we thank Peter Sheras for
his contribution to the manuscript.
This project was supported in part by a grant from the Office of Juvenile Justice and
Delinquency Prevention of the U.S. Department of Justice, but the views in this article do not
necessarily reflect policies or recommendations of the funding agency.