If you live in Delaware, you should know about this…
April 23, 2013
Delaware Schools Required To Change Bullying Policies
By Karen Campbell, WBOC
Cyber bullying is becoming a growing problem among children and teens.
That’s why Leighann Garrison of Camden says she tries to protect her 12-year old son.
“When my son was getting bullied in elementary school, I didn’t call the parents. I didn’t go to the teacher. I went in to this kids lunch (at school). I did this three different times. I went right to the kid,” said Garrison.
A statewide cyber bullying policy is now in effect. The effort was led by Attorney General Beau Biden and Lt. Gov. Matt Denn. Schools in Delaware are now required to add language regarding cyber bullying to its existing bullying policy. [READ FULL STORY]
If you live in Florida, this is good news…
April 22, 2013
Cyberbullying bill headed to Florida Senate
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A bill meant to crack down on cyberbullying has cleared committee review and is headed to the Florida Senate.
The measure (SB 626) was unanimously approved by the Senate Rules Committee on Monday.
The bill would expand the authority of Florida’s public schools to discipline students for cyberbullying done through use of a school computer, at the site of a school-sponsored activity or on a school bus. [READ FULL STORY]
If you live in Rapid City South Dakota…
April 19, 2013
A closer look at cyber-bullying in RC schools
Black Hills FOX-TV
It’s a problem that the Rapid City Area School District says has grown significantly over recent years. Thursday night, the Rapid City School Board approved an updated district-wide policy that specifically defines bullying and online cyber-bullying.
RCAS Superintendent Dr. Tim Mitchell says, “I’ve had reported, and I’ve talked to parents who’ve seen bullying in our elementary schools, our middle schools, and in our high schools.” [READ FULL STORY]
Still, the best way to stop cyberbullying is to know what your kids are doing online and how they are treating others… you can do that with PC Pandora monitoring software!