October has been designated as National Bullying
Prevention Month. In honor of that, the Michigan personal injury attorneys of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. are re-releasing their “Student Bullying in
the United States Statistics and Facts” Infographic.
The infographic displays the facts and statistics
about student bullying in our United States school systems. Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. created the
infographic to make aware that student bullying in our schools is not only a
serious issue, but very prevalent in our school systems as well. Some of the
visuals on the infographic include two maps of the United States, one
classifying which states are the worst to live in for bullying K-12, and one
classifying which states enforce bullying laws, as well as other helpful visual
The infographic was originally released in April
2011 and has had over 5,000 unique views on the Buckfire & Buckfire website http://www.buckfirelaw.com/.
In addition to all of the views on the firm website, over one hundred websites
have placed the graphic on their own websites for their visitors and others
have used the PDF version of the graphic to print posters for display in their
schools. The firm is proud that its
creation of the infographic has helped educators, social workers, and
governmental agencies in their anti-bullying education efforts.
To learn more about student bullying and to view the
“Student Bullying in the United States Statistics and Facts” Infographic visit
http://www.buckfirelaw.com/. Near the bottom of the homepage you will see
a link that will directly take you to the infographic.
The most common types of bullying include hitting,
threatening, intimidating, maliciously teasing and taunting, and name calling.
In fact, 77 percent of students are bullied mentally, physically, and verbally,
with 43 percent fearing harassment in the bathroom at school. Other statistics
280,000 students are physically attacked
in secondary schools each month.
160,000 students miss school each day
for fear of being bullied.
Every seven minutes a child is bullied
on a school playground.
One out of four students will be abused
by another youth.
The National Bullying Prevention Month is a campaign
in the United States founded in 2006 by PACER’s National Center for Bullying
Prevention. The campaign is held during the month of October and communities
unite nationwide to raise awareness of bullying prevention through events,
activities, outreach, and education. With over 700 partners and champions
joining the movement, this fifth annual event will encourage everyone to take
an active role in preventing student bullying. To learn more about how you can
get involved, visit http://www.pacer.org/bullying/nbpm/
“People need to be aware of not only the dangers of
student bullying, but also how common it is in today’s school systems. In fact,
with social media sites, such as Facebook, becoming more popular and prevalent
in our daily life, cyber bullying is also becoming a large channel for student
bullying. If people are not aware of the issue, they will not take action. That is why we created the Student Bullying
infographic, in hopes to help educate the public on the seriousness of this
issue,” says Daniel Buckfire, Partner and Trial Attorney at Buckfire &
“The Student Bullying in the United States
Statistics and Facts” infographic was designed to educate the public student
bullying. To help others become educated and more aware of the issue, share the
infographic by embedding the graphic on a website, emailing friends and
colleagues, and sharing on all social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter,
The infographic is licensed under a Creative Commons
Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. asks
if you share the infographic to please include the source of the infographic: http://www.buckfirelaw.com/
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Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. is a family-owned
Michigan personal injury law firm founded by David and Vicky Buckfire in 1968.
Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. handles all types of accident and injury cases,
including auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, wrongful death cases, medical
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The Michigan personal injury attorneys of
Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. handling all types of personal injury accidents
re-release the “Student Bullying in the United States Statistics and Facts”
infographic for National Bullying Prevention Month.