Tuesday, June 15, 2010

NH gov signs cyberbullying bill

Boston Herald (Concord, NH) June 15:

"New Hampshire’s law requiring schools to have policies against bullying has been updated for the electronic age. Gov. John Lynch signed legislation today to strengthen it by adding cyberbullying. New Hampshire first enacted an anti-bullying law in 2000. The legislation signed Tuesday adds a new definition for cyberbullying that addresses the use of electronic devices, including telephones, cell phones, computers, pagers, e-mail, instant messaging, text messaging and Web sites. Schools will be required to educate staff and volunteers to recognize and address bullying..."
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