in schools is as old as any problem that plagues schools, and
yet it is one of those cases that receive the least amount of
attention. The air of denial is sometimes so pronounced that
some schools brand themselves as "bully free" institutions. In
the end, these downplayed incidents leave victims traumatized
and scarred for many years while the culprits gain more
confidence to continue with their evil deeds.
abuse, taunting, and exclusion of the victim from popular
groups and pasttimes are some symptoms of bullying in schools.
The victims are usually those students who are typically
insecure, branded as "nerds", and lack a circle of
most victims of bullying in schools are too meek to take
matters into their own hands, a few of them can be pushed to
certain critical limits. Shooting incidents such as the 1999
Columbine High School Massacre have raised speculations that
bullying in schools can lead to dire
the connection between bullying and that specific incident has
been subject to much debate, the connection between
bullying and dire consequences isn’t in doubt. A study showed
that 60% of identified bullies during their grade 6-9 years
eventually got involved in at least one criminal conviction by
age 24. Clearly it's a problem that builds to later
consequences, and something has to be done to prevent it, to
stop bullies as early as possible.