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Sexual Harassment At least 1 in 4 middle school students say they’ve experienced unwanted verbal or physical sexual harassment on school grounds, often in the hallway or even in the classroom. The most commonly reported form of harassment was unwanted physical touching, which was reported by 21.6 percent of the students who said they had experienced harassment. Rumor-spreading, verbal sexual commentary and homophobic name-calling were the next most frequently reported at 18.9 percent, 18.2 percent and 17.9 percent, respectively. What Does Sexual Harassment Look Like? Sexual harassment comes in many forms, says Susan Fineran, PhD. She’s a professor at the University of Southern Maine who studies this problem. Sexual harassment […]