But the Dean of Students says bullying goes beyond the school walls because students now use different tactics.
"Have greater access than they've ever had before with social media and cell phone technology. These things make it very easy for kids to engage in bullying behaviors rather anonymously," said Jeff Gragg, the Dean of Students.
Jeff Gragg also says parents also play in role in preventing violence. He says parents should know who their kids are talking to and what types of media they're using to communicate.
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