Friday, December 17, 2010

U.S. Education Secretary Highlights Best Practices of Bullying Policies (Washington D.C.) December 16, 2010

"In response to requests for assistance from state and local officials across the country following a rash of bullying-related suicides, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today distributed a memo to state leaders outlining key components of strong state bullying laws and policies. The technical assistance memo is intended to serve as a reference for state and local officials developing or revising anti-bullying legislation or policies.
'We need the commitment from everyone at the federal, state and local level to put an end to bullying,' U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said. 'I hope that highlighting these best practices will help policymakers as they work to keep our children safe and learning.'" Read More

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