Bullying Basics

We now know that:

Bullying in NOT

pre-wired, harmless, or inevitable

Bullying IS

learned, harmful, and controllable

Bulling SPREADS if supported or left unchecked
Bullying INVOLVES
everyone—bullies, victims, and bystanders
Bullying CAN BE effectively stopped or entirely prevented

 

Group excluding a teenage girl

 

TOOLKIT

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EYE OPENER

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Each day, 160,000 children in the United States stay home from school for fear of being bullied.*


* Vail, K. (1999, September). Words that wound. American School Board Journal, 37–40.