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Stop bullying: How to identify, report and prevent it from happening in your school

Bully free zone

Bully free zone (© Flickr Magnus Manske)

It seems that everywhere you look on the Internet, there is a story about bullying, and rightfully so; it’s become a huge issue in today’s schools. There are many theories of why bullying has gotten out of control, but here, we’re taking action by finding ways to identify it, report it and prevent cases of depression or suicide linked with bullying.

What is bullying?

The federal website of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, stopbullying.gov, defines bullying as “unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance.” This is a serious problem beginning in grade school and ranging all the way through college-aged students. Read more