Common Points of View about Bullying

Our society has many well-known expressions that characterize, describe, and portray bullying; some are accurate and true, while others are outdated and don’t reflect the realities of bullying. Here are a few of those often repeated phrases, followed by a response to each statement and insight into the real story.

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The real story about bullying?

It is NEVER acceptable. The phrase that everyone needs to repeat (often and loud) is that all students deserve to go to school, be online, and live in a community in which they feel accepted, included, and respected.