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Abstract……………………………………………………………3
Factors of Bullying………………………………………………...4
Strategies in Combating Bullying…………………………………7
Conclusion…………………………………………………………11
Reference…………………………………………………………..13

Abstract
Bullying has occurred in our school for many years. There has been research done on bullying and the causes of why it happens. Bullying was not considered a big deal and was just an ordinary part of growing up until recently. With school shooting occurring and bullying being mentioned as a cause, it became more important to study why bullying has risen. We must study why there seem to be more bullies in the school system and what can be done to help protect the victims of bullies. When doing a quantitative research the aim is to determine the relationship between the independent variable and a dependent variable. Although an experimental research design is considered the strongest of all designs, a descriptive study would be less likely to have bias due to the number of participants. When surveying participants involved in bullying, statistics can show if intervention has helped with the bullying being done and victims of being bullied. Many questions are asked when it comes to bullying, such questions are: where is bullying most common? Who to tell when you are being bullied? What are the characteristics of bullies? What are the characteristics of victims of bullying? Does intervention help bullies as well as victims? But the main question asked, does intervention help bullies as well as victims? We may never know how many students are affected by bullies around the world, but the states can implement policies to help reduce the numbers and someday even prevent bullying in our schools all together.

Bullying in our schools has gone on for many years with no apparent resolution.…...

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