to the problem. Bullyies should be punished harsher instead of getting slaps on the wrist. But it does not truly address. See Also, to read the full collection of Alfie Kohn's Commentaries, please visit here. Nevada had an anti-bullying law in place at the time of Hailees suicide that, much like the vast majority of states anti-bullying laws, called for schools to investigate and impose discipline for bullying.
With stronger punishments, more people will stop bullying and people can feel more confident in themselves. Statistics About 160,000 thousand students stay home from school because of bullying. About 55 of students have witnessed bullying.
Stopping bullying will involve a comprehensive program. Likewise, bullying is a word we're accustomed to using only to describe something done by students. But as with other ills, both within and beyond our schools, some responses are much less constructive than others. Profanity and personal attacks are prohibited. "Punishment in general is likely a hidden contributor to bullying, both because of what it models and because of its effects on the students who are punished.". However, bullying continues to be a widespread and pernicious problem. Bullying can lead to decreased academic performance, increased school dropout rates, increased depression and even suicide in some extreme cases. In most cases of self inflicted injuries are caused by cyber bullying, which is online or over the phone.