By: Zac Cerreta
Facts about Bullying:
Over 3.2 million students are victim to bullying every year.
1 in 4 teachers see nothing wrong with bullying and will only intervene 4% of the time.
Approximately 160,000 students skip school every day because of bullying.
1 in 7 students are either a bully or a victim of bullying.
56% of students have witnessed some type of bullying during school.
Two-thirds of students believe schools respond poorly to bullying.
71% of students report bullying as an issue at their school.
90% of fourth through eighth graders report being victims of bullying.
1 in 10 students drop out of school because of repetitive bullying.
Harassment and bullying have been linked to 75% of school shooting incidents.
Find a group of friends so you are not facing the bully alone.
If you are cyber bullied, the best thing to do is to not respond.
Tell an adult when being bullied.