Crossing the Line: Harassment at School Survey Methodology

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This report summarizes the methodology used in the survey of teenagers in grades 7 – 12 conducted by Knowledge Networks. The survey was commissioned by AAUW and fielded in May 2011. Knowledge Networks (KN) has recruited the first online research panel that is representative of the entire U.S. population. Panel members are randomly recruited through probability-based sampling, and households are provided with access to the Internet and hardware if needed. The survey was used in AAUW’s report Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School.