Friday, October 21, 2005

Is it better to take the bull(y) by the horns?


Bullying Increasing: First Boys, Now Girls

Bullying can lead to bigger problems down the road


Oct. 12, 2005 (Washington) -- That schoolyard bully who pushes, punches, and threatens other children may in turn commit assault behaviors later, says a Washington-based pediatrician.


Bullying is a growing problem, with the average number of school-based violent events involving multiple victims increasing from one event per school year in 1992 to more than five events per year in 1998, according to a HELP Network fact sheet.

You can read the full story at WebMD

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1 comment:

Justin Bergener said...

I just found your blog and I really like the post! I agree with you that bullying is a growing problem.

thanks,
Justin
www.schoolwhistle.com/blog

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