28 Oct '11, 11pm

アジア系アメリカ人が米の学校で最もいじめられやすいというデータ、明日もっと詳しいものが出るらしいのでチェック Asian Americans most bullied in US schools: Study

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Asian Americans endure far more bullying at United States (US) schools than members of other ethnic groups, with teenagers of the community three times as likely to face taunts on the Internet, new data shows. Policymakers see a range of reasons for the harassment, including language barriers faced by some Asian American students and a spike in racial abuse following the Sept 11, 2001 attacks against children perceived as Muslim. 'This data is absolutely unacceptable and it must change. Our children have to be able to go to school free of fear,' US Education Secretary Arne Duncan said on Friday during a forum at the Center for American Progress think-tank. The research, to be released on Saturday, found that 54 per cent of Asian American teenagers said they were bullied in the classroom, sharply above the 31.3 per cent of whites who reported being picked...

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