Experts Say Bullying Leads To Violent Deaths In Schools

By: Jeff Allen Email
By: Jeff Allen Email

Experts say it's a problem that leads to violent deaths in schools every year.

That problem is bullying and one man's message is aimed at stopping the problem.

“Bullies are just like dogs, if you keep giving them attention they'll keep on aggravating you,” Bryan Roberts said.

That's why martial arts instructor Bryan Roberts tells students to simply walk away from bullies.

Roberts says it affects about one in four kids some on the receiving end others.

Experts say girls are verbally attacking each other more and more.

Experts say those feelings can linger for years.

“Hopefully, if we can stop the problem they won't carry that into the workforce as adults,” Roberts said.

Statistics show kids who continue to bully other kids have a good chance of committing crimes as young adults and that is all the more reason to stop the problem early.

Statistics also show about a fourth of teachers don't do anything to stop bullying because they don't recognize it as a problem.

If you would like Bryan Roberts to speak at your school you can find contact him at this website

You must be logged in to post comments.

Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:

Read Comments

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
  • by Retired Educator Location: E. KY on Feb 21, 2008 at 03:43 AM
    Did we really need "experts" to tell us that bullying causes this? Any average person knows this. Just some parents and school officials will not recognize the fact!!
  • by Anonymous Location: eastern ky..... on Feb 20, 2008 at 09:44 AM
    i have a son who's in middle school 8th grade and he gets picked on quite a bit... and our school system sucks!!!!! as does our principle... it has gotton to the point of just taking him out of school and having him home schooled because he just hates it..
  • by lou Location: printer on Feb 20, 2008 at 05:10 AM
    i think that kids that bully other kids should be punished because it isnt right .there is a lot of kids get bulled in schools and dont get in trouble they should .they need to watch in schools more for kids like that but they dont.


2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Register for Email
RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 15787557 -
Gray Television, Inc.