The Harmful Effects Of Bullying In School And Social Media

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Can you imagine being verbally and physically abused on a daily basis with no get away? Bullies are able to accomplish this through school and social media. Being harassed/bullied through social media can really affect kids by lowering their self esteem, ruining their social skills, and causing them emotional instability. Bullying on social media has become a serious issue in today’s world. It wasn’t too long ago that individuals didn’t even have a computer in their homes. Only a generation ago, computers were unheard of and the average individual didn’t know that the internet even existed. Today, computers are in almost every home including most schools and workplaces, giving everyone access to technology they never had before. Although computers …show more content…
What causes them to inflict pain on to others? Well you have to remember that not all kids live in a household where the parents are happily married, love their kids, and give them whatever they want. Most of the kids who bully, live in a household where they are abused and neglected. They have parents who are unhappily married or divorced and the kids feel like is there fault. The child is thinking to himself, “why are mom and dad fighting? Is it my fault?” So when the bully is picking on his victim, he may have learned that from home and he is trying use his aggression that he has inside on other peers. Although it still doesn’t give the student the right to torment other classmates because of it. He should try and talk to authoritative figure to help him or try and reach out to Child Protective Services (C.P.S.) With all this being said it is easier said than done so to help out all parties there is a sense of urgency to help these …show more content…
The new code of conduct has 9 new sections and different punishments for each offense. Verbal Abuse has 5 degrees of offenses, Physical Abuse has 4 Degrees of offenses, Cyberbullying and harassment has 4 degrees of offenses, Trolling and outing has 3 degrees of offenses, digital pile on and victim blaming has 4 different degrees of offenses. The flaws of the old code of conduct needed to be corrected due to not helping the students that wouldn 't get the help they deserved. Although it did have its flaws, it had great points and they were incorporated into the new code of conduct. Of course with everything, there will be flaws in the code of conduct but it will be very limited. Students deserve to have justice in the things that happened to them. Bullying is Criminal and it needs to be solved, nobody shouldn 't be afraid of coming to school and disrupt their learning environment. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people, resulting in about 4,400 deaths per year, according to the CDC. For every suicide among young people, there are at least 100 suicide attempts. Over 14 percent of high school students have considered suicide, and almost 7 percent have attempted it. This needs to

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