Persuasive Essay On Bullying

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Weather verbally or physically, being bullied is a horrible thing for kids to go through. In the past, we have seen a great amount of children take their own lives due to the abuse. The approach schools are taking on bullies is not enough, and being bullied is not treated as something of great seriousness. We often hear the media and school personnel talk about this issue, but clearly, the approach taken is ineffective. Ignoring the bullies, brushing off their comments and thinking they are just kids being kids will not stop bullying at schools. Starting from the principal down the chain, they need to see bullying as a major issue facing our kids’ lives and take steps to end it. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among kids and teens. Kids who are victims of bullies are 2 to 9 times more likely to commit suicide than those who are not.…show more content…
The website also suggests that when the bullying cannot be controlled by the school, the department of justice civil rights division may be able to help. I believe that if a law against bullying is passed, more kids are going to come forward and report it. As of today, kids being bullied may think that nothing is going to happen, so why bother telling someone. Furthermore, in many cases the victims are the ones asked to stay away from the bulliers. The idea that kids should be allowed to be kids, and that kids who are bullied learn to be self-reliant is erroneous. Recently, my son Ryan was being hit on the head by an older student, the student also proceeded to take Ryan’s things. Even though the teacher witnessed the incident multiple times, she waited for my son to tell us he didn’t want to go to school anymore, to take action. My wife talked to Ryan’s teacher to address the problem. The teacher’s response was that she would talk to my son for him to deal with the bully, who again, is older than

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