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Minnesota’s Anti-Bullying Statute: Weakest in the Nation, Slated for Revision

I’ve been saying it for a while now, but a new report by the U.S. Department of Education confirms that Minnesota’s anti-bullying statute is the weakest of the forty-six states it analyzed (four states, however, lacked state-wide polices altogether).  At … Continue reading

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Facebook Hate Groups Emerge as Casey Anthony Released from Jail

Cyber-bullying is a hot topic these days.  Many social networking sites have policies directed toward preventing cyber-bullying.  Facebook is one of those sites, having been the venue for several high profile bullying incidents recently .  Facebook’s policy directs victims of cyber-bullying to … Continue reading

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Minnesota’s Lax Cyber-Bullying Laws

When the time came to discuss cyber-bullying in class last month, we quickly discovered that finding a clear definition would not be easy.  With a lack of federal action on the matter, the issue has largely been left to states … Continue reading

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