We Stand Up Against Bullying!
    Not in our Schools!  -  Not in our Village!
    The Elmsford Union Free School District, Our Lady of Mount Carmel School, and the Village of Elmsford are proud to be united in the fight against bullying.
    Stand Up Against Bullying!
    • About 47 teens are bullied every five minutes
    • Victims of cyber-bullying show increased signs of depression
    • About 282,000 students report being attached in US high schools each month
    • 71% of students report bullying as an on-going problem
    • Every 30 minutes a teenager attempts suicide due to bullying
    • The leading cause of death among children under 14 years is suicide
    • The National Autistic Society reports that 40% of children with autism and 60% with Asperger’s syndrome have experienced bullying
    • Students with disabilities are more concerned about school safety and being injured or harassed by peers compared with students without disabilities (Saylor & Leach, 2009)
    • Bullying directly affects a student’s ability to learn

    (source: www.risk-within-reason.com/2012/03/06/bullying-facts-statistics/)
  • Anti-Bullying Poster

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