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Cyberbullying Bill Approved in Delaware Senate

April 29, 2012

Posted: Apr 27, 2012 3:09 PM CDT Updated: Apr 28, 2012 8:00 AM CDT

By Angelica Spanos – email

DOVER, Del.-  Legislation to help schools deal with cyberbullying has passed in the Delaware Senate.

According to the bill, a statewide cyberbullying policy should be adopted by local school districts and charter schools. The bill would allow the Attorney General Beau Biden‘s office and the state Department of Education to develop cyberbullying policies for the Delaware‘s schools. Districts that use the new policy verbatim, can count on having Biden’s attorney’s at their side, if their policy is challenged.

Dover High School Associate Principal Tiff McCullough said he supports this bill.

“I see it daily, a majority of the issues we have involving verbal altercations stem from Facebook, Twitter, where kids are able to access the Internet,” McCullough said. Click here to read entire article.

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