The state’s landmark anti-bullying law could see some changes to stiffen reporting requirements on school districts and create a recognition that certain students are more vulnerable to bullying.
When you find yourself a victim of bullying, it is only natural to want to fight back. You might think about saying mean words back to the bully, starting rumors about them, or even giving them a good punch to the jaw.
As a woman who is interested in hearing every woman’s story, Trish Bentley, the creator and founder of The Purple Fig, wanted to provide a place for women to share their experiences, desires, and thoughts. The Purple Fig is an online community that allows women of all walks of life to publish original content, without the burden of writing for a publisher, a resume, or a target audience...
01 About 28% of students ages 12 through 18 reported they were bullied at school during the 2008-09 school year, that is almost 7 Million students
02 higher percentage of students were bullied by being made fun of, called names or insulted in a hurtful way and being the subject of rumors
03 47.2% of students reported being bullied in a hallway or stairwell and 33.6%of students reported being bullied in a classroom
Major findings from the LATEST “Student Reports of Bullying and Cyber-Bullying: Results From the 2009 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey”
Tucker and Aleks got bullied when they were in high school, now utilizing the power of internet to help others through education, engagement and empowerment. They are using their full time jobs to fund this project, to create a community of action to encourage positive changes.
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