Thursday, June 23, 2011

Changes in state bullying law applauded

The Day (Norwich, CT) June 23, 2011

"Leaders of the effort to reduce bullying in the Norwich area applauded changes to the state's 2001 bullying law and await implementation by school systems in time for the new school year.
The Greater Norwich Anti-Bullying Coalition held a news conference Wednesday to discuss changes the group had lobbied for during the spring legislative session.
The bill, which awaits Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's signature, includes a new definition of bullying as repeated use of written, verbal or electronic communication or physical actions or gestures directed at another student. Schools must have a "school climate officer" to receive bullying reports and create a school-safe climate plan in addition to anti-bullying policies." Read More

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