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June 17, 2014

New York Court Weighs Legality of 'Cyberbullying' Policy

New York's highest court considers what is expected to be a landmark case for policies criminalizing cyberbullying.

June 16, 2014

Supreme Court Will Hear Case With Potential Impact on Schools, Social Media

The justices agreed to weigh the free speech rights of those who make threats or deliver violent rants on social media such as Facebook.

April 10, 2014

New Minnesota Anti-Bullying Law Follows Years of Debate, Controversy

The passage follows years of debate and a marathon discussion on the statehouse floor.

February 11, 2014

Could a Cybercivility Task Force Tackle Tacky Selfies?

While a Maryland district plans to form a Cybercivility Task Force to address inappropriate online postings, the role of schools in addressing such behavior is largely uncharted territory.

January 21, 2014

Bullying Data Will Improve Prevention Efforts, Connecticut Says

Under a state law passed in 2011, school officials documented 1,431 cases of bullying across the Nutmeg State during the 2012-13 school year.

December 23, 2013

On AIDS Tweets, Snow Days, and Teaching That Words Have Consequences

When adults make mistakes on social media, they can become powerful examples for classroom discussions about the consequences of online speech.

February 20, 2013

New Report Sheds Light On Teen Dating and Digital Abuse

A survey from the Urban Institute suggests that digital harassment often correlates with psychological or physical abuse among teens in relationships.

January 17, 2013

Ohio School Community at Center of Controversy Threatened by Cyber Attacks

A number of digital threats made in a small Ohio community following a high-profile rape investigation illustrate the complicated nature of school cyber security in the 21st century.

December 31, 2012

Top Education Research of 2012: Brains, Tools, and Texting, Oh, My!

Education researchers often worry that their work never catches the attention of policymakers and educators in the field, but in 2012, research has been in the spotlight—and occasionally on the hot seat.

December 04, 2012

N.C. Law Makes Cyberbullying Against Educators a Criminal Offense

The penalty for harassing teachers is now a $1,000 fine or 60 days in jail, a move that has prompted backlash by civil rights groups.

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