Monday, November 28, 2011

Students want more from bullying policy

Stamford Advocate (Stamford, CT) November 24, 2011

"The Board of Education has unanimously approved a new bullying policy, which will bring the district in compliance with a new statewide mandate to update local policies.
Many of the state's new mandates were already covered in Stamford's policy, such as the inclusion of cyberbullying, which the district has included in its bullying policy since it was last updated in 2010.
According to the Cyberbullying Research Center, 20.8 percent of children between ages 10 and 18 have been cyberbullied at least once, and 17 percent were cyberbullied at least twice in the month before the center's survey." Read More

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