You’ll Find The Lowest Rate Of Bullying In Two New England States
School is back in session, and one of many things parents worry about is bullying. Researchers at WalletHub say that 19% of high school students report being bullied at school, and 15% of students have been cyberbullied. Let's hope your children never have to deal with this abuse.
In New England, two states made the list of the "Top 10 States With The Lowest Amount Of Bullying Problems." This is a good list to be on.
Those states are Massachusetts and Vermont.
Both Massachusetts and Vermont have the lowest percentage of high school students who missed school because they felt unsafe at school, according to WalletHub's analysts, who compared 47 states and the District of Columbia across 20 key metrics. Those factors include bullying-incident rate and truancy costs for schools.
Both states also have the lowest number of high school students who have attempted suicide.
By the way, Louisiana has the most pervasive bullying problem as per WalletHub.