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A boy in 5th grade was once bullied in his school. Kids were calling him fat, and many other mean words. Everyday when he ate lunch he sat at his own table because everybody didn't like him. When he gets home everyday he goes up to his room does his home work and then tries to fall asleep because he wants his day to get over with. He asks his mom everyday if he could skip school because kids are bullying him but his mom doesn't let him. Many people kill themselves because they get bullied at school. For example Rebecca Sedwick committed suicide largely because of online bullying, authorities in Florida say. The sheriff wants to bring charges against the bullies' parents (Paulson). Some people say that schools don't need to add any more rules against bullying. But each day an estimated 160,000 students miss school for fear of being bullied, and 10 percent of students who drop out of school do so because of repeated bullying (Kennedy). They should add more rules in schools because kids miss school each day, kids get hurt or die, and there is a lot of cyberbullying going on in school.
Many kids miss school because of bullying each day. "Two children in every classroom in America are estimated to miss at least one day of school each month because they feel unsafe (Kennedy).” If kids stop bullying other kids, kids will be in school much more often. By stopping people bully each other kids will have much better grades and better attendance . “No surprise: Bullying affects attendance, grades, and graduation. Each day an estimated 160,000 students miss school for fear of being bullied, and 10 percent of students who drop out of school do so because of repeated bullying (Kennedy).” Many kids miss school each year because ...

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...he tragic suicide of Jamey Rodemeyer of Williamsville. The 14-year-old killed himself last September after absorbing relentless bullying over his sexual orientation (Buffalo News). That is only one person that killed her/himself because of cyberbullying. "With the signature of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, legislation to confront the long-festering problem of bullying moves from the capital and back to the schools, communities and homes where the power to act has always resided. With the new state law, which takes effect next year, Albany has made clear the responsibility to use it." (Buffalo News) A new Albany "law to curb cyber bullying puts the burden on educators (Buffalo News)." Some people may say that everybody knows what cyberbullying is. But that doesn't mean anything because they still know what it is and they still do it. Many kids are cyberbullied each day.
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