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Bullying Proposal


The national phenomenon of bullying must be considered across individual, family, peer, school, and community contexts. Because bullying tends to perpetuate itself, formulating and implementing effective bullying prevention and intervention programs dem*****s an underst*****ding of the environment that establishes and maintains it. Based on reports ***** ***** at Arthur County Schools in *****, Nebraska, an ethnographic research of this problem will ***** conducted to identify causes and possible interventions. The participants in the study are 11 seventh grade students, five girls ***** six boys, who were involved with ***** bully/victim dyad during the previous year. The instruments used were a bullying questionnaire to compare victimization and emotional status of ***** ***** and the Iowa Test ***** Basic Skills to assess academic performance. A syn*****sis of the results of the interviews and statistical ***** of ***** Iowa Tests ***** be made to ***** any relationship *****tween bullying/ ***** and academic performance.

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Problem background

Definition of the problem

Proposed solution

Educational significance

Research *****

Literature Review

Statement of hypothesis and rationale


Data analysis

Description ***** media ***** materials

Project timeline

*****: Identifying and Administering Effective Bullying Interventions Programs

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Problem *****

To date, just one large-scale study on bullying in the United States has been conducted; in ***** study by Nansel, Overpeck, Pilla, Ruan, Simons-Morton, & Scheidt (2001), 15,686 6th-through 10th-grade ***** ***** requested to complete surveys on bully*****g. Of these respondents, 29.9 percent reported moderate ***** frequent involvement in bullying when they were assessed in 1998. Of this 29.9 percent reporting ***** instances, 13 ***** identified themselves as the bullies *****, 10.6 percent self-identified ***** victims, and 6.3 percent self-identified as bully-*****. These researchers determined that bullying behaviors typically took place more often in middle ***** than ***** high school, and boys were ***** likely than ***** to be involved in bullying (Nansel et al., 2001). Further, the bully-victims identified in this ***** exhibited the most pervasive negative psychosocial outcomes and there were no differences in bully*****g ***** urban, suburban, and rural areas (Nansel et al., 2001). These same trends are evident even in sm*****l schools such as Arthur County ***** where bullying situations have become evident over the past several months within the seventh grade class. Two students, ***** male and one female have reported incidents of being bullied. The bullying thus far has been *****ly verbal with taunting, teasing ***** some exclusion but "accidental" bumping and kicking under ***** table have also been *****.

Definition of the *****

The ***** performance of one male victim in particular has dropped one ***** equivalent. His teachers are reporting ***** he has become distracted and does *****t complete his work on time. He will ********** make remarks that are not pertinent to t***** discussi***** and has chosen to move to a se*****t in the back of the classroom away from ***** other students. In look*****g through ***** K through 6 records it appears that ***** student has d***** above


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