Society is beginning to understand the profound social, academic, and emotional impact that bullying has on youth. The consequences of bullying can be severe. In response to this, schools have begun to take a proactive approach by intervening with bullies and creating safer school climates.
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Bullying in childhood and adolescence is a significant problem affecting about 1 in 5 students in elementary through high school. Bullying is aggressive, hurtful, and sometimes violent behavior that always involves an imbalance of power and strength. Victims of bullying have difficulty defending themselves.
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