Why are so many kids being bullied at school?

March 22, 2021 Off By idswater

Why are so many kids being bullied at school?

For some kids, the thought of bringing up the issue to an adult is worse than the bullying itself. One survey found that 44% of students felt they were bullied because of the way they look and 16% felt they were targeted because of their race.

Do you feel safe at school if you have been bullied?

Moreover, students who had been bullied or cyberbullied were significantly less likely to report that they felt safe at their school. Specifically, 76% of students who were bullied at school (and only 57% of students who had been cyberbullied) said they felt safe at their school.

Why do teachers punish the victim of bullying and not the bully?

This means that school staff will often be stuck in a position where they either give the same, serious, consequences to both students involved, or have both students downplay the violence, so that neither one gets the serious consequence.

Why are kids so afraid of cyberbullying?

When it comes to cyberbullying, most kids won’t admit they are being targeted because they are afraid their parents or teachers won’t allow them to use their electronic devices any longer. If adults take away their access to computers or cell phones because they were bullied, this sends two messages.

For some kids, the thought of bringing up the issue to an adult is worse than the bullying itself. One survey found that 44% of students felt they were bullied because of the way they look and 16% felt they were targeted because of their race.

Why do students not speak up about bullying?

This is why students do not speak up. This is why Whistleblowers are so rare. We can keep encouraging students to report bullying and more importantly abuse, but they won’t do it until they actually know that they will be respected and protected. At present, that is not the case.

Why do some people think bullying is their fault?

Kids who are bullied often feel ashamed and don’t know what to do. They think it’s their fault. But really… If you’re bullied, know this: It is NOT your fault. You are NOT to blame. You have a right to feel good about yourself. Bullying can rip apart your self-esteem, you have a right to build it back up.

When it comes to cyberbullying, most kids won’t admit they are being targeted because they are afraid their parents or teachers won’t allow them to use their electronic devices any longer. If adults take away their access to computers or cell phones because they were bullied, this sends two messages.