A New Zealand law sets penalties, including fines and jail time, for "harmful digital communication." But experts say criminalizing cyberbullying is problematic and possibly counterproductive.
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July 14, 2015
March 20, 2015
It's hard to teach kids to treat their peers with kindness when they see such a lack of empathy in adults. Plus, links on pre-k attendance, gender nonconformity and school dress codes, and more.
March 16, 2015
When celebrities read mean tweets about them, it's funny. When kids do it, it becomes a powerful demonstration of the effects of cyberbullying.
January 22, 2015
The new book "Cybertraps for Educators" provides guidance on navigating today's technologically infused world both in and out of school.
November 19, 2014
A new study shows that teachers with negative parental interactions are more likely to have such experiences. How can teachers deal with parental harassment?
November 04, 2014
A student reported the site after a school presentation about the dangers of sharing information online.
October 16, 2014
A state appeals court says parents of a 7th grader who created a fake Facebook account mocking a classmate are potentially liable for negligence.
October 16, 2014
An updated edition of "Bullying Beyond the Schoolyard: Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying" has been released, just in time for October's national bullying prevention month.
September 11, 2014
Students transition from traditional bullying to cyber bullying as they grow up, a new study says.
August 13, 2014
The fourth annual anti-bullying summit, called "Keeping Kids Safe: Opportunities and Challenges in Bullying Prevention," is taking place today at the U.S. Department of Education.