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Safe Passage: Reality Check Quiz

How safe does your child feel at school? And how well do kids manage the everyday conflicts that arise en route to adulthood? Take our Reality Check poll and find out.

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How safe does your child feel at school? And how well do kids manage the everyday conflicts that arise en route to adulthood? Take our Reality Check poll and find out.

1. What do teens cite most often as a major factor in school violence?

  • Drugs and alcohol.
  • Lack of parental supervision.
  • Peer-group pressure.
  • Lack of family involvement.

2. How many public-school students say they've been pushed, shoved, grabbed, or slapped at school in the past year?
Question 2 of 8.

  • About half of all students.
  • One in four students.
  • One in ten students.

3. How many public-school students say they've been "verbally insulted" at school in the past year?
Question 3 of 8.

  • One in ten students.
  • Three in ten students.
  • Six in ten students.

4. At what age level is bullying most common?
Question 4 of 8.

  • Middle school.
  • High school.
  • No real difference between age groups.

5. How many students say they've been victims of "unwelcome and unwanted" sexual behavior in and around school or at school events?
Question 5 of 8.

  • Two in five students.
  • Four in five students.
  • Nearly all students.

6. Which statement is true about sexual harassment?
Question 6 of 8.

  • Large percentages of both boys and girls have been harassed at some point during their schooling.
  • Girls are harassed more frequently than boys.
  • Twice as many boys as girls are called gay/lesbian as a form of harassment.
  • All of the above.

7. What percentage of students surveyed agree with the statement, "If I'm challenged, I'm going to fight"?
Question 7 of 8.

  • Seventeen percent.
  • Thirty-three percent.
  • Forty-one percent.

8. How many public-school students report carrying a weapon to school at some point in time?
Question 8 of 8.

  • One in 4 students.
  • One in 8 students.
  • One in 12 students.

1. What do teens cite most often as a major factor in school violence?
Peer-group pressure.

2. How many public-school students say they've been pushed, shoved, grabbed, or slapped at school in the past year?
Question 2 of 8.
About half of all students.

3. How many public-school students say they've been "verbally insulted" at school in the past year?
Question 3 of 8.
Six in ten students.

4. At what age level is bullying most common?
Question 4 of 8.
Middle school.

5. How many students say they've been victims of "unwelcome and unwanted" sexual behavior in and around school or at school events?
Question 5 of 8.
Four in five students.

6. Which statement is true about sexual harassment?
Question 6 of 8.
All of the above.

7. What percentage of students surveyed agree with the statement, "If I'm challenged, I'm going to fight"?
Question 7 of 8.
Forty-one percent.

8. How many public-school students report carrying a weapon to school at some point in time?
Question 8 of 8.
One in 8 students.

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