Antibullying

Create a culture of kindness and respect in your school and community!

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DID YOU KNOW –

  • 71% of students report incidents of bullying as a problem at their school
  • Almost half of all students have experienced cyberbullying in the past year
  • Suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people, resulting in about 4,400 deaths per year, according to the CDC.
  • Bully victims are between 2 to 9 times more likely to consider suicide than non-victims, according to studies by Yale University
  • 160,000 kids stay home from school every day because of fear of bullying
  • More than 60% of bullying situations will stop when a peer intervenes

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