Report: Illinois ranks as 7th worst state in controlling bullying

According to a new study by WalletHub, Illinois ranks as the seventh worst state when it comes to controlling bullying.

WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis across nine key metrics, ranging from bullying incident rates online and on school property to the cost of truancy for schools.

The Bullying Problem in Illinois (1=Lowest, 21=Avg.): 

  • 29th – % of High School Students Bullied on School Property
  • 26th – % of High School Students Bullied Online
  • 18th – % of High School Students Involved in Physical Fight at School
  • 30th – % of High School Students Who Missed School Out of Fear of Being Bullied
  • 38th – % of High School Students Who Attempted Suicide
  • 41st – Cost of Truancy for Schools as a Result of Bullying

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