- Released On:October 18, 2015
- ABC 7 Chicago
CHICAGO (WLS) -- Bullying. It's much more serious and complex than a dispute among children on a playground and it may not always be easy to recognize.
October is National Bullying Prevention Month.
According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, one out of four students reports being bullied at school. Experts said it can have long term impacts on a child's education, health and sense of well-being.
Dr. Marc Atkins, a professor at the University of Illinois Chicago and the director of the Institute for Juvenile Research, said bullying is starting at a young age.
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