The statistics on bullying are sobering:
70 percent of all high school students say they have been bullied. (source: American Psychological Association)
90 percent of all fourth through eighth graders have been bullied. (National School Safety Center)
Approximately 160,000 U.S. students miss school each day because they are being bullied.(National Education Association)
42 percent of children have been cyberbullied and 53 percent admit to cyberbullying someone else. (i-SAFE Inc.)
9 in 10 lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) students have experienced some form of bullying at school. (It Gets Better Campaign and Stop Bullying Now!)
Victims of bullying are up to 9 times more likely to contemplate suicide. (Yale University)


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