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Delaware Officials Seek Input on Cyberbullying

April 10, 2012

DOVER — The question among school administrators isn’t whether cyberbullying is a problem. It’s how to combat in a way that can stand up in court.

Lt. Gov. Matt Denn said individual school districts in other states have set up policies to penalize students for harassing their peers online, but some of those districts have seen their rules face legal challenges.

So Denn and Attorney General Beau Biden are seeking input to help craft legislation that would define the practice of cyberbullying, and put in place a uniform policy for public and charter schools in Delaware.

A series of public hearings are under way to help inform what will be in the legislation. Click Here to Read the Full Article. 

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