This is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Week |

This is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Week

National Bullying Prevention Awareness Week is Oct. 22-8. It is sponsored by PACER Center’s National Center for Bullying Prevention and co-sponsored by the National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education, National Education Association and National PTA.

Teachers, parents and children nationwide are encouraged to use bullying prevention activities and materials at to help end bullying.

Statistics show that 160,000 children in the United States miss school each day as a result of being bullied.

PACER Center serves families of children and youth with disabilities and special health needs, in addition to the bullying prevention project for all children. It provides resources such as publications, workshops and individualized assistance and helps families make decisions about education, vocational training, employment, and other services for their child.

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