Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 11/12/2013 - 8:18pm
Eighteen states have made cyberbullying a crime, and every state except Montana has passed anti-bullying legislation. Most schools have developed policies in line with those laws as about half of young people report having been harassed online, according to the Cyberbullying Research Center.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/01/2013 - 4:09pm
Prominent cases of teenagers committing suicide after being harassed on social media networks have, along with strengthening the resolve of antibullying organizations, prompted brands to take up the issue.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 2:08pm
With the need for safe and appropriate use of the internet—and specifically social networking sites—being front and center in recent weeks, it is essential that schools find interesting and engaging ways in which to deliver what can be repetitive but vital information to students of all ages.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 07/25/2013 - 1:52pm
The Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center sampled more than 11,700 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders three times over a year and a half. The results demonstrate the need for starting social-emotional learning and media literacy education in lower grades.