Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Two possible new laws in 2009

A state as beautiful as Massachusetts should have had an anti bullying law a long time ago. Just reading through the brief statement about this possible law (with a cyberbullying clause), gives me the opinion it will be an A++ law, but of course, I must see the text of the law first to make a final judgement. ...Here is the latest google alert about MA's possible law: SCHOOL BULLIES (H 5179) - The House gave initial approval to legislation requiring all public schools to develop and implement a plan to prevent bullying ... To read more go to

Wisconsin has a good chance this year - Anti-bullying bill gains steam in Wis. Legislature (http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-ap-wi-schoolbullying,0,5847838.story), Chicago Tribune - MADISON, Wis. - An anti-bullying proposal that failed twice in the Legislature has newfound support and a better chance at being passed next year. A special committee of state lawmakers, school district employees, police and others wants to see the law enacted. The group studied school safety for five months this year and recommended that schools either follow state anti-bullying guidelines or come up with their own. It will be up to the Legislature to decide whether to put the recommendation into law.

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