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YouthTruth survey details how one middle school curbed rising bullying rates

October 7, 2019

According to recent numbers released by YouthTruth, 33% of students — or 1 in 3 — reported that they had experienced bullying in the 2017-18 school year, and far more middle school students reported being bullied than those in high school. This also marks a 5% increase since 2015-16, when the number was at 28%.

Key findings suggest the top three reasons victims believe they are bullied include their appearance (44%), race or skin color (17%) and sexual orientation (15%).

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