School bullying

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A female bully, portrayed in the 1917 silent film Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm.

School bullying is a pattern of behavior during the ages when children and young people are in school. It is about an imbalance of social, physical or other power involving a person or group.

Studies show that school bullying happens to some more than others, including young people with disabilities[1] and young gay or lesbian teens.[2]

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Newspaper headlines about bullying
  1. "Briefing Paper, 'Bullying and Students with Disabilities'," National Council on Disability, 2010; retrieved 2013-2-20.
  2. "For Most Bullied Gay Kids, Things Do 'Get Better,' Study Finds" at nlm.nih.gov, February 4, 2013; retrieved 2013-2-20.

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