Bullying has been front page and top-of-mind in Westport recently.
How common is teen bullying?
According to a 2010 report prepared for the Institute of Education Sciences (IES)…
“36 percent of bullying victims reported their victimization to a teacher or other adult at their school and 64 percent of students did not.”
At a recent White House Conference on Bullying Prevention, President Obama and the First Lady had something to say:
“Bullying is not a harmless rite of passage…”
President Barack Obama
“We all have a role and work to do…”
First Lady Michele Obama
Take a listen:
Come to the Westport Public Library for information so you can help stop the bull.