|Stop Bullying Now!|
Recent studies show that millions of children are victims of bullying across the United States. We know this is not just a part of growing up and that the impact of bullying can impact a child's wellbeing both emotionally and physically.
Awareness and intervention are keys to stopping bullying- and preventing it from happening in the future.
The issue of bullying is getting the attention of Oklahoma legislators.
The Oklahoma Afterschool Network and the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy participated in a legislative hearing with legislators, educators and service providers to find solutions. Representative Anastasia Pittman plans to file legislation to speed up the notification process in public schools when students or teachers witness bullying.
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Source: American Psychological Association