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is a big problem for students of all ages, but Perrysburg Schools are taking
steps to make sure their students don't become another statistic.
officials say the district has dealt with 40 cases of bullying so far this
year, but Frank Elementary Principal Brent Swartzmiller says the numbers don't
tell the whole story. That number is consistent with what they've seen in previous
we want to know, looking at that 40, is: Are those repeat incidents?" he said. "How
do we respond in those situations?"
is certified to train other teachers in the district how to spot and stop
bullying. He conducts yearly surveys and weekly classroom meetings with
students and teachers about what they're seeing.
occurs in every culture, in every society, at ever age," he said. "It's our
duty then to make those opportunities for growth."
parents say they're happy with the program.
guess ideally you'd like zero, but that's in a perfect world," said Elizabeth
Lang. "I think 40 is great. The school district is huge, there are several
elementary, junior and high schools, and to only have 40 is great."
says he doesn't expect the district to ever see zero bullying cases, but as
long as students continue to raise their hand and speak up, they can stop