Bullying in Schools

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Bullying in Schools 1 PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

EXPERIENCES, PERCEPTIONS, AND ATTITUDES OF THIRD GRADERS TOWARDS BULLYING

A RESEARCH REPORT RESEARCH ADMIN 5163 BY Jimmy C. Clark. PRAIRIE VIEW, TEXAS 2008

Bullying in Schools 2 Table of Contents Page Abstract……………………………………………………………………………3 Chapter 1. Statement of the Problem Introduction-Background and Content………………………………………….5 Statement of the Problem……………………………………………………...10 Purpose of the Study…………………………………………………………..11 Research Questions…………………………………………………………....11
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This is no new thing, but in recent years bullying acts have become more violent and lethal. Bullying has also been considered a contributing factor in violent acts. Perpetrators in recent school shooting incidents described feelings of being persecuted, bullied, or threatened by their peers (“National Bullying Awareness Campaign” 2005).
Consequences of bullying include decreased student interest in school, increased absences, and decreased concentration levels for students. Those who witness this behavior “bystanders” can also be affected by acts of bullying. Many bystanders feel angry and helpless because they do not know what to do. They worry about becoming a target themselves and feel guilty for not taking action (“National Bullying Awareness Campaign”2005). Bullying is any intimidating, hurtful behavior, such as, pushing or shoving on the playground. Or an ongoing series of deliberate actions, such as, name-calling day after day (“Bullying,”2003). Many children complain that they are teased, called names, pushed, hit pinched or kicked, having their money or other possessions taken. Bullying

Bullying in Schools 5 can also include abusive text messages or emails, being ignored or left out, and being attacked or abused because of religion, gender sexuality, disability, appearance or ethnic or racial origin

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