Monday, March 21, 2011

Cyber bullying 'a big problem' in Fairfield County

CT Post (Stamford, CT) March 19, 2011

"Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen said this week that it is time to change the culture around bullying and cyberbullying in Connecticut high schools.
Jepsen, a Democrat who was elected to his post in November, is pushing for legislation to make cyber-bullying a crime.
'I've been supportive of legislation that would extend our current bullying statute to cyberbullying as well, whether on a social networking site or somewhere else on the Internet,' Jepsen said. 'I think we need to raise awareness of the issue, so that's where my actions have been directed.'
Jepsen campaigned on the issue in the fall and said his interest is not simply driven by the recent discovery of a so-called smut list at his Greenwich High School alma mater last week." Read More

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