Why Do Kids Get Bullied?

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Why are kids getting bullied?

Over 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year. 17 percent of American students reported bullies 2 to 3 times a month or more within a school semester. Physical bullying increases in elementary school, peaks in middle school and declines in high school. Verbal abuse on the other hand remains constant.

Over 83% of adults who stuttered as children said they had been teased or bullied. Approximately 71% said that bullying happened at least once a week.Many adults who were bullying victims report that over time, feelings of unhappiness and shame decreased. However, those who remembered bullying as intensely painful continued to show low self-esteem, depression, pathological perfection, and greater …show more content…

Fewer than 1 in 5 cyberbullying incidents are reported to the police.estimated 40%-75% of bullying in schools takes place during breaks, such as during recess, at lunchtime, in the hallways, or in the restrooms.According to a 2004 survey of 4th through 8th grade students, 53% of children reported that they used the Internet to say something negative about another …show more content…

Secret Service, bullying was involved in 2/3 of the cases.By age 14 less than 30% of boys and 40% of girls will talk to their peers about bully.90% of 4th through 8th graders report being victims of bullying.1 in 10 students drop out of school because of repeated

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