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Bullying Proposal


***** 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 demands an underst*****ding of the environment that establishes and maintains it. Based on reports of bullying at Arthur County Schools in Arthur, 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 and 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 the participants and the Iowa Test ***** Basic Skills to assess academic performance. A synthesis of the results of the interviews and statistical ***** of ***** Iowa Tests ***** be made ***** ***** any relationship ********** bullying/ ***** ***** academic performance.

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Problem background

Definition of the problem

Proposed solution

Educational significance

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Literature Review

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Data analysis

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*****: Identifying ***** 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 students were requested to complete surveys on bully*****g. Of ********** respondents, 29.9 percent reported moderate ***** frequent involvement in bullying when they were assessed in 1998. Of this 29.9 percent reporting ***** instances, 13 percent identified themselves as the bullies involved, 10.6 percent self-identified ***** victims, ***** 6.3 percent self-identified as bully-victims. These researchers determined that bullying behaviors typically took place more often in middle ***** than in high school, and boys were more likely than girls to be ********** in bullying (Nansel et al., 2001). Further, the bully-victims identified in this study exhibited the most pervasive negative psychosocial outcomes and there were no differences in bully*****g ***** urban, suburban, and rural areas (Nansel ***** al., 2001). These same trends are evident even in small schools such as ***** County Schools where bully*****g situations have become evident over the past several months within the seventh grade class. Two students, one male and one female have ***** incidents of being bullied. The bullying thus far has ***** mostly verbal with taunting, teasing ***** some exclusion but "accidental" bumping and kicking under the table have also been reported.

Definition ***** the problem

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


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