Monday, December 12, 2011

Bridgeport to adopt anti-bullying policy

Stamford Advocate (Bridgeport, CT) December 12, 2011

"The city school district is poised Monday to adopt its own plan to step in and stop bullying, even if it occurs in cyberspace.
The plan is required of every district in the state under changes to the state's anti-bullying law adopted unanimously by the Legislature over the summer and spells out the steps that would be taken and the consequences that would occur if bullying is verified. Those interventions could include counseling, peer mediation, restitution, age-appropriate consequences, suspension and even expulsion.
It also designates Susan Smith, director of social work for the district, as the city's Safe School Climate Coordinator." Read More

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