Tuesday, September 13, 2011

School Bullies Beware: New State Law Puts You in the Hot Seat

Bethwood Patch (Bethwood, CT) September 8, 2011

"It used to be that bullying began when students got on the school bus in the morning and ended when they got off the bus at the end of the school day. Today, thanks to the modern conveniences of text messaging and social media, bullies know no off-hours; they have around-the-clock access to their victims.
Yesterday afternoon, state Senate Majority Leader Martin Looney (D-New Haven), state Sen. Joseph Crisco Jr. (D-Woodbridge), along with Superintendent of Amity Schools John Brady, held a press conference to highlight the features of a new state law that went into effect July 1 that clamps down on cyberbullying." Read More

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