Presentation on theme: "Over 160,000 students miss school daily because of bullying or the effects of bullying."— Presentation transcript:
Over 160,000 students miss school daily because of bullying or the effects of bullying.
Only boys are bullies.
According to the Youth Risk survey done in 2009, out of 42 states West Virginia is the third highest in bullying.
There are serious side effects of bullying that include depression, anxiety, isolation, hopelessness, suicide, dropping out, poor grades, etc.
Bullying is a normal part of growing up.
Every 7 minutes a child is bullied at school.
Over 58% of kids have not told their parents or any adult about bullying that happened to them online.
43% of kids admit someone has said mean or hurtful things to them online. 1 in 4 have had it happen more than once.
All bullies have low self-esteem. Thats why they pick on other people.
Boys are more likely than girls to be the target of cyber bullying.
Of students who are bullied, 61.6% feel they are picked on because of their looks or speech.
Bullying occurs more in high school than in middle school.
One out of ten students who drop out of school does so because of repeated bullying.
At age 24, 60% of identified bullies have a criminal conviction.
Resources: statistics.html statistics.html es.htm es.htm teens/bullying/facts-on-bullying.shtml teens/bullying/facts-on-bullying.shtml Sources: Education Week: August/September 1997; ERIC Digest 1997; National Center for Education Statistics, 1998 Bureau of Justice Statistics; Time, May 18, 1998 Beane, Allan L. Ph.D., The Bully Free Classroom: Over 100 Tips and Strategies for Teachers K-8. Free Spirit Publishing, 1999.