The passage follows years of debate and a marathon discussion on the statehouse floor.
All Blog Posts With cyberbullying Tag or Category
April 10, 2014
February 11, 2014
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
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
When adults make mistakes on social media, they can become powerful examples for classroom discussions about the consequences of online speech.
February 20, 2013
A survey from the Urban Institute suggests that digital harassment often correlates with psychological or physical abuse among teens in relationships.
January 17, 2013
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
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
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.
August 09, 2012
Computer scientists at the University of Wisconsin say their program can automatically spot 15,000 tweets a day that show signs of bullying.
June 20, 2012
The survey may show how districts are responding to the increased push for online safety education.