Though many now reject the notion that bullying is a rite of passage, bullying persists as part of life in the way that poverty does—it is widespread, inflicts immediate and long-term adverse consequences, and often disproportionately affects marginalized children. From educational disruptions to mental health harms, the impact of bullying can alter life trajectories of young people.1
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Todres J. Can Litigation Help Reduce Bullying? JAMA Pediatr. Published online October 11, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2021.3657
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