Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Malloy signs new anti-bullying law

West Hartford News (Hamden, CT) August 22, 2011

"Gary Jones, regional director of the Connecticut Office of the Anti-Defamation League, joined Gov. Dannel Malloy at the State Capitol for the ceremonial signing into law of Public Act 11-232, An Act Concerning the Strengthening of School Bullying Laws, last week.
At the signing ceremony, the governor thanked ADL for its leadership nationally and in the state in confronting the bullying problem. He also noted that he was pleased that the Connecticut law now incorporates so many components of ADL’s model statute on bullying.
ADL has long been at the forefront of national, state, and local efforts to deter and counteract intolerance and hate. ADL’s diversity and anti-bias educational initiatives, reaching over 25,000 people each year in Connecticut alone, have shown the extent and scope of bullying in Connecticut’s schools." Read More

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