New Jersey lawmakers pass tough new anti-bullying measure
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23-11-2010, 02:55 PM
 
New Jersey lawmakers pass tough new anti-bullying measure
Via/ New Jersey lawmakers pass tough new anti-bullying measure
LGBTQ Nation • Tuesday, November 23, 2010


New Jersey lawmakers on Monday approved an “Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act,” legislation that advocates say will be one of the nation’s toughest laws to fight bullying in institutions of learning.

The bill would require training for most public school employees on how to spot bullying and mandate that all districts form “school safety teams” to review complaints, reports the New jersey Star-Ledger.

Superintendents would have to report incidents of bullying to the state Board of Education, which would grade schools and districts on their efforts to combat it.
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