"Bullying is a national epidemic" -Macklemore

Facts About Bullying

  • over 3.2 million students are bullied each year

  • 17% of American students are bullied 2 to 3 times a month

  • only 4% of teachers will help a child when they are being bullied

  • about 160,000 teens skip school everyday because of bullying

  • about 67% of students believe schools respond poorly when it comes to bullying

  • 1 in 10 students drop out of school because of bullying

  • verbal abuse is the one type of bullying that remains constant through elementary, middle, and high school

Basic Types of Bullying

Cyber-includes the repetitive act of taunting or harassing one through social media.

Verbal-using words to put someone down.

Physical-includes one person making contact with another by hitting, pushing, kicking, pinching, pushing, or damaging property.

Bullying Stories

Who to talk to if you are getting bullied

  • parents

  • siblings

  • friends

  • teachers and staff

  • a counselor

  • websites where you can share your story and seek help from others

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