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Back-to-School Can Sometimes Mean "Back-to-Being Bullied"
A child is bullied every seven minutes in our country and an estimated 77% of students are bullied mentally or physically, at some point during their school years.* This problem is not just limited to the classroom or playground. Today, it is going online as nearly 42% of all students have been bullied in the past, either through social media sites, or through texting and email.*
Back-to-school time can be stressful for children, especially if they have been victims of bullying in the past. Julie Schaefer-Space, University of Phoenix College Chair, and expert on bullying, talks about how the proliferation of technology has made this a 24/7 challenge.
Available content includes soundbites from Julie Schaefer-Space.
* Youth Ambassadors 4 Kids Club.