April 19th, 2011
Changes proposed to NH's bullying law
A bill before the committee would remove definitions of bullying and cyberbullying happening off of school property. Supporters say the current law allows schools to be responsible for their students' behavior around the clock.
Many speak out against changes to NH bullying law
CONCORD, N.H. — Educators, parents and students are urging legislators to reject proposed changes to New Hampshire’s bullying law, such as limiting school involvement in off-campus incidents.
Ore. legislature eyes comprehensive anti-bullying plan
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - The Oregon Legislature is looking at ways to curb cyberbullying.The Senate Education and Workforce Development Committee will hold a public hearing Tuesday on a bill that would require school employees to report acts of harassment, intimidation, bullying or cyberbullying.
RI lawmaker wants to mute cellphones during school
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- A Rhode Island lawmaker has proposed a statewide ban on the use of cellphones by students during the school day. Students would first receive a warning under the proposal.
Stop It: 9-year old pulled out of school after bullying gets out of control
MAPLE HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) -A nine-year-old girl is bullied so bad that her mom pulled her out of her Maple Heights school. How could something like this happen and what is the school doing about it?
Family sues Cy-Fair ISD, school administrators after son's suicide
HOUSTON—The family of Asher Brown stood outside of the Texas State Capital Tuesday and announced that they had filed a federal lawsuit against Cy-Fair ISD and Hamilton Middle School’s top administrators. They claim that their son committed suicide last year after he was repeatedly bullied at school.her.