Iowa Schools to Track Bullying on Database

ANGELA PASCOPELLA's picture
Monday, September 17, 2012

Iowa public schools have a new tool to report and track bullying incidents in detail as they happen throughout the year.

The Iowa Department of Education launched the database on Friday.

The state has relied on one annual set of reports, logged under four labels, each spring to track bullying in schools. That was prompted in 2007 by a state anti-bullying and anti-harassment law.

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