Bullying

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Intro- Bullying.. it has been around for who knows how long and it is becoming a big problem in the past couple of years. Professor Louise Arseneault, senior author, also from the Institute of Psychiatry at King's adds: "We need to move away from any perception that bullying is just an inevitable part of growing-up. Teachers, parents and policy-makers should be aware that what happens in the school playground can have long-term repercussions for children. Programmes to stop bullying are extremely important, but we also need to focus our efforts on early intervention to prevent potential problems persisting into adolescence and adulthood." I agree with this this statement 100% we need to stop looking at how this is all can be a learning process and they have to get through this. Bullying is becoming a world problem and needs to be put to a stop. Agreement- One opposing view is that it cost money from lots of parties to end bullying. A party that is affected by this is the principal's. They have to pay a cost of $145 to be trained to find and solve bullying in their schools. Another party that has to pay is the person bullying. These fines can range from $250 to an upward amount of $750. These fines can be applied to student as young as the age of 12 and will be applied if found sending abusive messages. Agreement- Another opposition is the fact that it clashes with the first amendment right to free speech. The American Civil Liberties Union believes that cyberbullying will be used as a crutch to allow for constitutional violations. Implicated by James Tucker of ACLU with the statement “It [cyber bullying laws] is meant to imply the regulation of unlawful conduct, not the censorship of protected speech, under the guise of protecting... ... middle of paper ... ...School. From the survey the research induced that 30 out of 30 people believe that bullying is a serious problem and needs to end. Looking at the results shows us that students find this as a serious problem. Even though people see this as a big problem its still continues in our lives today. Works Cited Iowa State University, Department of Sociology. "Sociologist ties childhood bullying traits to adult anti-social behavior." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 6 October 2010. . King's College London. "Impact of childhood bullying still evident after 40 years." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 17 April 2014. . Coz, Emily L. "Anti-bullying Laws Fail to Stem Youth Suicide." Anti-bullying Laws Fail to Stem Youth Suicide. Clarion Leader, 12 Apr. 2014. Web. 04 May 2014.

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