The Issue At Hand

researchpage_school_illustrationStatistics show that when it comes to bullying grades sixth through tenth grade are the most likely to be involved in activities related to bullying. About 30% of students in the U.S. are involved in bullying on a regular basis either as a victim, bully, or both.

 

 

researchpage_religiongenderrace_illustrationStudents fall victim to derogatory insults of race, religion, sexual orientation, and false rumors, out of the 77%, about 14% have a severe or bad reaction to the abuse, according to school statistics.

 

 

Most Violent altercations between students are more likely to occur on school grounds than one the way to school for many teens. Almost half of students fear harrasment or bullying in the bathroom at school, according to this school bullying statistic. As part of this study, about one in five students admitted they are responsible for bullying their peers.

Bullying results in experience of poor self-esteem, depression, and anxiety about going to school and even suicidal thoughts. In 85% of scases, there is no intervention on the part of school teachers, or administrators to stop bullying from taking place.