One In Five Students In Pennsylvania Bullied On School Property Each Year

Student and educators in Allegheny County were included in on the 'teen talk sessions'

Joe DeStio
October 09, 2019 - 6:09 pm

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PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – One in five students are bullied on school property every year, according to a report from the State Attorney General’s Office.

The report gathered data on bullying from students and educators from 13 schools districts across Pennsylvania, including Allegheny County.

The ‘teen talk sessions’ recommend improvement in three areas: student mental health services, data reporting, and funding to support bullying prevention.

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It also recommends a consistent statewide police for investigating bullying, cyberbullying, and harassment.

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