About 30% of minors in the U.S. (over 5.7 million) are thought to be associated in school bullying as either a bully, a mark of bullying, or both. In a earlier survey of kids in grades 6 to 10, 13 percent of them announced bullying others, 11 percent said that they were being bullied, 6 percent reported being bullied and bullying others.Bullying is when a peer is teased or abused by an assembly of people or a single person with more strength, either in terms of physical or social ways.
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Every day thousands of students get up and are frightened to go to school. Bullying affects millions of kids and everyone is anxious. Parents, teachers and adults hardly ever see it and don’t get how tough bullying can get.
To try to stop bullying in your school join an anti-violence program, and if you can’t find one to join, make your own. In school try to have a conversation with the bully. If this is not appropriate for you, leave a note in the bullies locker. Try telling him that what he is doing is bad and is scaring people. This can work good in cliques.

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If your kid talks about being bullied, offer some sense of security and complacency . Children don’t usually tell parents about bullying. They feel upset and bashful that it’s happening to them. If the bullying gets unacceptable because the bully found out that your kid told you, start taking it really solemn. Teachers or counselors are the best ones to talk to first. Sometimes it is beneficial to approach the bullies parents.

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When dealing with bullying, as a parent, there are a few skills you can use. Listen to them, don’t over react this isn’t your fight, be a smart planner, help them build their confidence and tell other adults.
kids and teens who usually get bullied before they go into puberty are usually not affected, but kids that get picked on after puberty usually have a hard time letting it go and can turn aggressive and mean.


This website is very good if you are dealing with bullying. On this website you can talk to experts, find tips to deal with bullying and read real life stories.

Quotes From the Play
-Draw thy tool! Here comes of the house of Montagues.- This is an example of being discriminative, the capulets discriminate against the Montagues
- Nay, as they dare. I will bite my thumb at them, which is a disgrace to them, if they bear it.- This is an example of bullies messing with other people, there disgracing them only if they find it in a disgraceful way, which they would.
-What, art thou drawn among these heartless hinds?
Turn thee, Benvolio. Look upon thy death.-This is an example of bullying in a make fun of way, Tybalt is making fun of Benvolio for fighting with servants.
-Clubs, bills, and partisans! Strike! Beat them down! Down with the Capulets! Down with the Montagues!-This is an example of a different kind of bullying, there not the bullying but they (citizens) are egging on the fight.
-Tis true, and therefore women, being the weaker vessels, are ever thrust to the wall. Therefore I will push Montague’s men from the wall, and thrust his maids to the wall.-This quote says that if they see the Montagues they will push them up against the wall and make them walk in the gutter. This isn't necessarly face to face bullying, but it's them talking behind the Montagues back's.


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