We’ve Got Your Back: Sir Paul McCartney tackles bullying

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Sir Paul McCartney is using his lyrical genius to send a powerful message on bullying.
    The former Beatle teamed up with Academy Award winning actress Emma Stone for a short film inspired by his new single ‘Who Cares.’
    The song is part of a new social media anti-bullying campaign backed by numerous non-profit organizations.
    The musical short film ‘Who Cares, I Do’ debuted exclusively on Apple Music. 

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Did You Know?

  1. More than one out of every five (20.8%) students report being bullied (National Center for Educational Statistics, 2016).
  2. 33% of students who reported being bullied at school indicated that they were bullied at least once or twice a month during the school year (National Center for Educational Statistics, 2016).
  3. Of those students who reported being bullied, 13% were made fun of, called names, or insulted; 12% were the subject of rumors; 5% were pushed, shoved, tripped, or spit on; and 5% were excluded from activities on purpose (National Center for Educational Statistics, 2016).
  4. Students who experience bullying are at increased risk for poor school adjustment, sleep difficulties, anxiety, and depression (Center for Disease Control, 2015).
  5. Students who experience bullying are twice as likely as non-bullied peers to experience negative health effects such as headaches and stomachaches (Gini & Pozzoli, 2013).

(Data provided by Pacer's National Bullying Prevention Center. Visit their website to see more bullying statistics.)

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