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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 dem*****s an underst*****ding of the environment that establishes and maintains it. Based on reports ***** 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 ***** 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 the Iowa Tests will be made to identify any relationship between bullying/ victimization and ***** 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 and materials

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*****: Identifying ***** *****dministering Effective Bullying Interventions Programs

Problem statement and research questions

Problem *****

To date, just one large-scale study on bullying in the United States has been *****; in ***** ***** 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 these respondents, 29.9 percent reported moderate ***** frequent involvement in bullying when they were assessed in 1998. Of this 29.9 percent reporting bullying instances, 13 ***** identified themselves as the bullies *****, 10.6 percent self-***** as victims, ***** 6.3 percent ********** as bully-victims. 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 (***** et al., 2001). Further, the bully-victims identified in this study exhibited the most pervasive negative psychosocial outcomes and there were no differences in ***** across urban, suburban, and rural areas (Nansel et al., *****). These same trends are evident even in small schools such as ***** County ***** where bully*****g situations have become evident over the past several months within the ***** grade class. Two students, ***** male and one female have ***** 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 reported.

Definition of the problem

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


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