Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Majority of students report being bullied

Centre Daily Times (State College, PA) March 30, 2011 "He is being harassed at school, picked on during lunchtime and teased on his way home. He receives crude emails and texts on his cellphone. He is harassed on social networking sites such as Facebook. These experiences are not unusual. Studies show that 77 percent of children have been bullied or have had a bad experience with bullies. Cyberbullying occurs when cyber-technologies, such as text messaging, Internet sites and cell-phones, are used to bully others. Almost 42 percent of children have been bullied online and about one in four have had it happen more than once." Read more

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