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Divisions > Student, Family, and School Support > Student Services and Alternative Programs > Bullying Prevention > Parent Information
Is My Child a Bully?

Here are some questions to ask yourself:

1. Has my child ever been accused of being a bully at school or elsewhere?

2. Has my child gotten into trouble for fighting (physically or verbally) with other children at school?

3. Does my child become easily frustrated when he/she does not get his/her way?

4. Is my child defiant or oppositional?

5. Who are my child's friends? How does my child interact with others? Have I witnessed my child with other children? Is he/she dominant or aggressive?

6. Does my child speak of other children as "stupid" or use other negative terms to describe others?

7. Does my child talk about certain children "deserving" bad things to happen to them or show little concern for others in bad situations?

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200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
 Parent Information
Bullying, Harassment, Intimidation
Health Risks Linked To Bullying
Is My Child a Victim of Bullying?
What if my Child is being Bullied?
Is My Child a Bully?
What if my Child is a Bully?
Bullying Among Children and Youth with Disabilities and/or Special Needs
Parent Questions for Administrators
Student Guide for Talking About Bullying
A Health Message to Parents: The Toxicity of Bullying Resources
MSDE State Bullying Conference, Oct. 4-5, 2012
MD Bully Free Resource CD
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