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(StatePoint) Con clases, deportes, tareas y otras actividades, los días de la semana están llenos de acción para los niños. Desafortunadamente, algunos estudiantes tienen que enfrentar un añadido no deseado a su rutina diaria: el acoso. Se calcula que anualmente 13 millones de estudiantes sufren acoso, según estadísticas del gobierno.
(StatePoint) With classes, sports, homework and other activities, weekdays are action packed for kids. Unfortunately, some students deal with an unwelcome addition to their daily routine -- bullying. An estimated 13 million students are bullied annually, according to government statistics.
(StatePoint) Parenting a teenager can be an uphill battle. In addition to the problems you may have faced in your youth, a new host of issues are presented by texting, sexting, social media and cyberbullying, point out experts.
On Oct. 1, the common area of Marana High School was filled with hundreds of students all dressed in blue. The sounds of popping balloons echoed off the walls, students laughed and ate ice cream all while music blasted through speakers.
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The explosion in popularity of communication technology and its ease of use has spawned an unintended consequence — cyberbullying — a form of bullying so insidious that President Obama this month hosted a conference on teenage bullying, with cyberbullying taking a prominent part.
With mobile technology at most students’ fingertips, cyberbullying has become an ever-increasing problem in school.
Dann Miller, the department chair for Marana Middle School counseling, talks with a student in his office last week. Marana Unified School District, which has counselors in each of their schools, is like many other school districts and takes cyberbullying seriously.