Posted on 02/19/2016
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1.Over 3.2 million students skip school because of bullying each year.

2.160,000 teens skip school every day because of bullying.

3.17% of American students report being bullied 2 to 3 times a month or more within a school semester. Be an upstander in your community by hosting a Bullying Policy Makeover event customizing your school’s anti-bullying policy.

4.1 in 4 teachers see nothing wrong with bullying and will only fix it 4% of the time.  

5.By age 14 less than 30% of boys and 40% of girls will talk to their friends about bullying

Facts on cyber bullying:

1.Nearly 43% of kids have been bullied online. 1 in 4 has had it happen more than once.

2. 70% of students report seeing frequent bullying online. Filling up your friends' Facebook feeds with positive posts instead of negative ones can boost school-wide morale. Start a Facebook page for students to submit positive acts they see in school to promote a culture of positivity on and offline. Sign up for Positivity Page.

3.Over 80% of teens use a cell phone regularly, making it the most common medium for cyber bullying.

4. 68% of teens agree that cyber bullying is a serious problem.

5. 81% of young people think bullying online is easier to get away with than bullying in person.

6. 90% of teens who have seen social-media bullying say they have ignored it. 84% have seen others tell cyber bullies to stop.

7. Only 1 in 10 victims will inform a parent or trusted adult of their abuse.

8. Girls are about twice as likely as boys to be victims and perpetrators of cyberbullying.

9. About 58% of kids admit someone has said mean or hurtful things to them online. More than 4 out 10 say it has happened more than once
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