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Ressurection Pictures: Stats and Facts About Bullying In The U.S.
Resurrection Pictures examines bullying and launches a world-wide, Bible-based film ministry with “The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry”
With the gentle guidance of an older and wiser mentor, Jonathan Sperry, played by Gavin MacLeod, the boys adopt a different approach—following Biblical guidelines—with life- and community-altering results.
Did You Know?
In a national survey of students in grades six through 10:
□ Thirteen percent reported bullying others
□ Eleven percent reported being the target of bullies
□ Six percent said that they bullied others and were bullied themselves. [National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center]
Bullying occurs most frequently in sixth through eighth grade. Males were both more likely to bully others and more likely to be victims of bullying than were females. [National Institute of Child Health and Development]
Research indicates that as many as 75 percent of teens have been bullied online, but only one in 10 have reported the problem to parents or other adults [UCLA Study—October 2008]
Between 15 and 25 percent of U.S. students are bullied with some frequency while 15-20 percent report bullying others with some frequency. [UCLA Study—October 2008]
The Bigger Impact of Bullying
Young kids who bully others are more likely to than those who don’t bully to skip school and drop out of school. They are also more likely to smoke, drink alcohol, get into fights and vandalize property. [National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center]
Sixty percent of boys who were bullies in middle school had at least one criminal conviction by the age of 24. [[National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center]
Kids who are bullied can be scared enough to skip school. As many as 160,000 students may stay home on any given day because they're afraid of being bullied. [National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center]
 Source: http://www.safeyouth.org/
 National Bullying Prevention Awareness Week http://www.pacer.org/
For additional media materials, including stats on: Bullying, Faith & Entertainment and a Resurrection Pictures Factsheet visit http://pressroom.prlog.org/
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