Educational Technology

July 30, 2011

California Clarifies Cyberbullying Law to Include Social Networks

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:30 am

By Tanya Roscorla, Converge

When California’s anti-bullying law was drafted in 2006, social networking hadn’t exploded yet, so it wasn’t included in the education code. But now, students use social networks to communicate every day. And they’re using it to bully others. In legislation that Gov. Jerry Brown signed on Friday, administrators will be able to suspend or recommend students for expulsion from school if they use social networks to cyberbully others.

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