The responses for the school year 2016 to 2017 indicated that 81 percent of students believed that students had been bullied between rarely or most of the time. For the previous school year, only 71 percent of students expressed this belief. The sampling size was approximately the same for both years.
The DOE argued that the surveys from the two years cannot be compared because the questions asked were not identical. Further, arguing that while the questions asked are identical from year to year, the percentage of students who respond that they feel safe at school has stayed the same. Even so, 65 percent of the students responded to the 2017 survey by saying that kids bullied each other at school because of:
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