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The reality is no less alarming: School bullying can occur anywhere, anytime. No school and no student are immune or absolutely safe.
The five top worst school bullying states (K – 12) are:
2. New York
– There are ways to deal with bullying, mitigate its effect, and minimize its impact on your kids, schools and communities.
– There are on and off-campus security strategies, classroom safety measures, and counter cyber-bullying steps you can take.
– Plan, train, create partnerships, inform employees, the media, your community.
Here are a few initial resource that can help you familiarize yourself with the issues involved:
National Associations of School Psychologists
How To Stop Bullying?
11 Facts about Bullying
American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry – Bullying