Monday, September 19, 2011

Schools Target "Cyberbullies"

Cheshire Patch (Cheshire, CT) September 16, 2011

"Students who tease or humiliate their classmates on the Internet could face discipline under a revised bullying policy introduced by the Cheshire Board of Education.
The proposed policy widens the definition of bullying to include 'cyberbullying' and would require schools to deal with off-campus bullying -- including comments made online -- if it 'creates a hostile environment at' or 'substantially disrupts' school.
The changes bring the district in line with Connecticut's new anti-bullying law, which took effect in July. The school board gave first reading to the policy Thursday night." Read More

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