In 2012, 13 million American kids will be bullied and 3 million students will be absent because they feel unsafe at school. Parents, educators and friends you can help stop and prevent bullying.
PAY ATTENTION There are many warning signs that may point to a bullying problem, such as unexplained injuries, lost or destroyed personal items AND EVEN changes in eating habits.
DON’T IGNORE IT Whenever a student feels threatened in any way, take it seriously, you job is to assure the student that you are there for them and to help.
If you work with students in any capacity, you can visit www.nea.org/bullyfree to learn the proper ways to address bullying.
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