School Bullying And High Schools

1877 Words Nov 11th, 2015 8 Pages
All across the United States children in schools are going through an unescapable problem presented as bullying found in elementary, middle, and high schools. This issue can affect everyone, those who are bullied, those who bully, and those who witness bullying. School bullying can be taken in two different ways direct and indirect; including name-calling, teasing, malicious rumor spreading, and physical violence. Once thought of a normal part of growing up is now recognized as a serious problem that must be stop at an early age. Among all age groups children between 7 and 12 most often are the main target. Sadly most every kid experiences bullying and as children mature the types of bullies tends to change into more physical aggression. In order to reduce bullying knowing the signs such as torn cloths, missing possessions, requests for extra lunch money, dropping grades, and refusing to go to school can all be indications that a child is being bullied. To prevent children from being harmed by school bullying, professional educators and parents have a duty to understand the complexity of bullying in U.S. schools and take action. Besides disrupting classroom activities, school bullying generally harms children 's ability to learn at school, and has been shown to contribute to truancy and dropout rates. As I look at resources pertaining to this issue the only way to improve bullying is to successfully use a method to form a bullying prevention program. The planning model that…

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