Bullying is a huge issue in schools inside and out.
Some reasons why people get bullied is because the bully is jealous or because of skin color, a different religion, or the way they dress.
Nearly 42% of kids have been bullied online and almost one in four have had it happen more than once.
Nearly 14% of public schools report that bullying happens at least once a week.
42.1% get bullied in the classroom
21.9% get bullied outside of school grounds
12.1% of kids get bullied in bathrooms
Bullying Awareness Month
October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month
- Sending mean text messages or emails. - Spreading rumors online—on social media, for example. - Posting embarrassing pictures, videos, or websites online. - Creating fake social media profiles. - Sharing private information that you don't want others to know. - It can happen anytime and can reach a teen even when they're alone. - Cyberbullying messages can be posted anonymously. - Cyberbullying can reach many people quickly.
Bullying can be in person or online. Bullies tend to do more cyber-bulling than in person because they are less likely to get caught