Bullying is a topic of hot discussion in the world of education today. According to the White House, nearly 13 million students across the U.S. are targeted by bullies each year, and the impact bullying has on victims can be severe.
Students who are bullied respond to the harassment in a variety of ways, and are more likely to struggle academically, develop physical and mental health issues, and partake in self-destructive behavior such as drug and alcohol abuse or suicide.
As a solution to school-related bullying, some families are turning to accredited online academies, such as Alpha Omega Academy, which provide safe alternative environments where students can pursue their education. [Read more…]