There will be an anti-bullying law in every state if Montana lawmakers approve a bill this legislative session. The proposal is less detailed and definitive than the policies in place in other states.
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March 11, 2015
January 29, 2015
The bill would mandate local bullying policies and require data collection and reporting at the local, state, and federal level.
January 26, 2015
The Coalition for Community Schools drew from recent Office of Civil Rights data to show how school climate and civil rights issues have suffered under the current law.
November 24, 2014
Protestors claim school officials didn't properly handle allegations that a male student raped three female classmates and that they failed to address subsequent bullying.
November 19, 2014
The American Public Health Association urged funding of comprehensive sex education programs, adoption of evidence-based programs to prevent harrassment of LGBT youth, and federal regulations for electronic cigarettes.
November 17, 2014
Brain areas associated with emotional processing and behavior regulation are different in young teenagers who have experienced childhood bullying.
October 21, 2014
The information offers anti-bullying advice to schools regarding students covered by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which may include those with impairments such as depression or severe food allergies.
October 08, 2014
Civil rights and student groups are pushing for changes to school discipline that they say would make it more even-handed for gender-nonconforming students and LGBT students of color.
September 22, 2014
Teaching high school students that personality traits are changeable may help counteract a risk of depression, a new study finds.
August 15, 2014
At a daylong summit, officials and experts in education discussed how best to end bullying in schools.