ATTENTION PARENTS -This is Downright Scary!
Posted: April 24, 2017
1 out of 4 kids is bullied.
43% fear harassment in the bathroom at school.
Each day 160,000 students in the US miss school for fear of being bullied.
100,000 students carry a gun to school.
More youth violence occurs on school grounds as opposed to on the way to school.
Playground school bullying statistics – Every 7 minutes a child is bullied. Adult intervention- 4%, Peer intervention- 11%, No intervention- 85%
Teenagers say revenge is the strongest motivation for school shootings.
61% said students shoot others because they have been victims of physical abuse at home.
54% said witnessing physical abuse at home can lead to violence in school.
On average, a school with a population of 800 teenagers, 20 of them are at a “HIGH RISK” to commit a school shooting.
Now that’s some scary stuff!
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