Analysis Of The Myths Of Bullying By John Cloud

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In the article, “The Myths of Bullying,” author and public issues analyzer, John Cloud, argues that bullying and its effects have been exaggerated and the ways used to combat bullying have done more harm than good. Initially, Cloud suggests that due to the media and its coverage on certain cases, bullying has been made out to be an epidemic. However, he believes that bullying is no more of a problem than it was years ago by providing the statistic “that 37% of students don’t feel safe at school. That figure has remained stable over decades.” The author further suggests that the antibullying laws imposed by the government which require schools to acquire education for teachers and staff to distinguish bullying are costing a lot of money they

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