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53% Think School Bullying A Bigger Problem Than in the Past

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and most Americans still think bullying in schools is a bigger problem than it was in the past.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 53% of American Adults say bullying in schools is a bigger problem today, down from 61% three years ago. Just nine percent (9%) say bullying in schools is less of a problem today, while 32% think it’s about as much of a problem as before. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

 

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The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on October 11-12, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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