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Bullying Proposal


The national phenomenon of bullying must be considered across individual, family, peer, school, and community contexts. Because ***** tends to perpetuate itself, formulating and implementing effective bullying prevention and intervention programs demands an understanding of the environment that establishes and maintains it. Based on reports ***** ***** 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 ***** participants and the Iowa Test ***** Basic Skills ***** assess academic performance. A synthesis of the results of the interviews and statistical ***** of the Iowa ********** will be made to identify any relationship between bullying/ ***** ***** academic performance.

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Problem background

Definition of the problem

Proposed solution

Educational significance

Research questions

Literature Review

Statement of hypothesis ***** rationale


Data analysis

Description ***** media and materials

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

Problem statement and research *****

Problem *****

To date, just one large-scale study on bullying in the United States has been conducted; in this ***** by Nansel, Overpeck, Pilla, Ruan, Simons-Mor*****n, & Scheidt (2001), 15,686 6th-through 10th-grade students ***** requested to complete surveys on *****. Of *****se respondents, 29.9 percent reported moderate to 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, and 6.3 percent self-identified as bully-*****. These researchers determined that bullying behaviors typically took place more often in middle school than in high *****, and boys were more likely than girls to be *****volved in bullying (***** et al., 2001). Further, the bully-victims identified in ***** study exhibited the most pervasive negative psychosocial outcomes and there were no differences in bully*****g ***** urban, suburban, and rural areas (Nansel et al., *****). These same trends are evident even in small schools such as Arthur County Schools where bullying situations have become ***** over the past several months within the seventh grade class. Two students, ***** 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 of the *****

The academic performance of one male victim in particular has dropped one ***** equivalent. His teachers are reporting that he ***** ***** distracted ***** does not complete his work on time. He will often 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 the o*****r students. In looking through ***** K through 6 records it appears that this student has done above


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