70.6% of young people say they have seen bullying in their schools.
In one large study, about 49% of children in grades 4–12 reported being bullied by other students at school at least once during the past month, whereas 30.8% reported bullying others during that time.
Most bullying takes place in school, outside on school grounds, and on the school bus. Bullying also happens wherever kids gather in the community. And of course, cyberbullying occurs on cell phones and online.
The most common types of bullying are verbal and social. Physical bullying happens less often. Cyberbullying happens the least frequently.
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Every kid runs into bullies, and our hero Jack is no exception. After being picked on, pushed around and threatened by Henry the Bully, Jack tries self-defense, insults and even disguises to stop the bullying - but nothing's working. Finally, he comes up with a fail-safe solution - stay home from school forever! But, of course, Trevor and Jack's friend Skye aren't going to let him off so easy. From sketchbook to schoolyard, Trevor teaches Jack ways to handle a bully and the secrets for becoming bully-proof.