There are many statistics on childhood bullying that are readily available:
According to the most recent studies from American SPCC
- Been Bullied
28% of U.S. students in grades 6–12 experienced bullying.
20% of U.S. students in grades 9–12 experienced bullying.10
- Bullied Others
Approximately 30% of young people admit to bullying others in surveys.
- Seen Bullying
70.6% of young people say they have seen bullying in their schools.
70.4% of school staff have seen bullying. 62% witnessed bullying two or more times in the last month and 41% witness bullying once a week or more.
Clearly, bullying is a problem for school age children – but with all these statistics there are almost none that address:
When bullies “grow up”
I am a heavy man. I was an overweight child. Having been this way almost my entire life, I have had my fair share of up-close exposure to bullies. If … Read More