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Stop Bullying

Our skills project to make people stop bullying

Adam Hewey

on 15 February 2013

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Transcript of Stop Bullying

Bullying is a big problem
in American schools. Cite 80% of adolescents reported being bullied during their school years
90% of 4th through 8th graders report being victims
15% of students bully regularly or are victims of bullies
Up to 7% of 8th grade students stay home at least once a month because of bullies
Bullies identified by age eight are six times more likely to be convicted of a crime by age twenty-four and five times more likely that non-bullies to end up with serious criminal records by the age of thirty.
Students reported that 71% of the teachers or other adults in the classroom ignored bullying incidents.
When asked students uniformly expressed the desire that teachers intervene rather than ignore teasing and bullying.
Aggressive behavior is learned early and becomes resistant to change if it persists beyond age eight.
Bullying most often occurs at school where there is minimal or no supervision (e.g.,playground, hallways, cafeteria).
Most bullying is verbal.
Bullying begins in elementary school, peaks in middle school, diminishes but does not disappear in high school.
Both boys and girls bully, usually same sex classmates, with female bullying taking indirect, manipulative forms.
Bullying can have devastating long term effects on its victims.
1/3 of students surveyed said they heard another student threaten to kill someone. http://tinyurl.com/9bkm9ht http://www.makebeatsnotbeatdowns.org/facts_new.html
http://i3.kym-cdn.com/entries/icons/original/000/007/211/bullying.jpg http://tinyurl.com/982ju89
- 56% of students have personally witnessed some type of bullying at school.
- 15% of all school absenteeism is directly related to fears of being bullied at school.
- 71% of students report incidents of bullying as a problem at their school.
- 1 out of 20 students has seen a student with a gun at school. http://tinyurl.com/9lpaadt http://tinyurl.com/9rmt5cd Amanda Todd" I have Nobody I need somebody"
Amanda Todd is one of the many bullied kids who have ended up comitting suicide. Bullying destroys confidence and concentration. Youtube.com School Violence Hotline
1-866-748-7047 Three Ways to Report It! Tips can be anonymous
CALL 1-866-748-7047, toll-free
TEXT to 847411 using keyword, “Reportit” Include school name and city.
ONLINE: Fill out a form — 24/7 http://www.schoolviolencehotline.com/ Three Ways to Report It! Tips can be anonymous
CALL 1-866-748-7047, toll-free
TEXT to 847411 using keyword, “Reportit” Include school name and city.
ONLINE: Fill out a form — 24/7 1/4 teachers do not see anything wrong with bullying 1/4 teachers don't see anything wrong with bullying
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