When we talk about bullying, what do we mean? Unfortunately, the answer is far from clear.
Educators are taught one definition, while most state statutes have yet another definition. Worse, surveys are based on a variety of definitions.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the U.S. Department of Education, and Health Resources and Services Administration partnered with bullying experts to develop a uniform definition of bullying. In January 2014, the new definition was: