Why Bullies Bully?
By: Harrison, David, Garret, Keani, Geetika, Maryam
What influences people to bully?
Lack of attention from their teachers, family, and friends
A family environment which is too strict, too lenient or has inconsistent discipline
- Struggling in school and stress in school
- Lack of appropriate adult supervision
- Punishment that is too harsh, abusive or humiliating
160,000 USA absences from school are bully related
70% of students say they have been bullied
Over 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year
1 in 4 teachers see nothing wrong with bullying and will only intervene 4% of the time
By age 14 less than 30% of boys and 40% of girls will talk to their peers about bullying