Bullying : Is It A Fight? Essay examples

1130 Words Oct 10th, 2015 5 Pages
Life is a fight, but not everyone 's a fighter. Otherwise, bullies would be an endangered species. -Andrew Vachss

Did you know one in four students have reported being bullied, from elementary to high school? “LGBT students experience worse bullying, with 86% reporting incidents. Over 160,000 students stay home from school on any given day because they are afraid of being bullied. Every seven minutes on the playground, a child is being bullied. In 85% of the cases there is no intervention, nearly 70% of the students feel that schools are ineffective at dealing with bullying, and that it the case with all adult help”. The worst part is not all cases are reported, so the true statistics would be even more disturbing. I am involved with STOMP Out Bullying, a national organization dedicated to bullying prevention, and I was asked to come here today by your principal to speak to you children about the bullying going on in your school. I will teach you what is bullying, what it does to people, and how to prevent it.

Now let me ask you this, what is bullying? Well there are many types of bullying and today I will be talking about 3 types of bullying. First is Physical Bullying, Physical bullying can be when a person or a group of people picks on or torments another person in an aggressive manner. It can be a more aggressive and have more direct acts to purposefully hurt the person in a more instant way. This type of bullying basically involves the use of physical force.…

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