One in four children in the United States are victims of bullying. Taunting, teasing and physical abuse make their bus rides, hallways, lunch and classrooms daily battlegrounds. Every day, 160,000 students skip school out of fear. Some even bring weapons to school, desperate to protect themselves. Now, bullying has extended to another place young people congregate: online, where cyberbullying is just as bad.
To stamp out this problem at the source, a Los Angeles non-profit is using social media to educate and empower students.
Read more: http://mashable.com/2013/07/03/bullying/