As of Sept. 1, Texas schools have expanded resources and jurisdiction to confront cyberbullying through legislation known as David’s Law.
As the audience filed into the Beacon Hill Elementary School gym, the decibel level from the spectators rose higher than a soprano’s crescendo.
When faced with kids being cyberbullied, parents feel compelled to use tools of the adult world to solve the problem, even going so far as passing laws.
Hannah Martinez, 13, and eight of her Alamo Heights Junior School classmates are being cyberbullied by an anonymous Instagram user.
Bibliotech will implement a two-pronged approach to prevent cyberbullying and provide resources to young people and parents who have been affected by it.
The bill will be considered by lawmakers in the 85th legislative session and is expected to receive bipartisan support.
David Molak, who committed suicide in January after being cyberbullied, loved Star Wars, vacation bible school tunes, and pop music.
The Texas State Senate Committee on Criminal Justice heard testimonies on cyberbullying, an issue that several speakers agreed has escalated in recent years, at the State Capitol in Austin Tuesday.
Back-to-school time brings a contrast of thoughts to mind: on the up side, new clothes or uniforms, new school supplies, and a fresh start with friends.
On Monday, July 1, 2013, Connecticut became the first state to require that teacher preparation include a course in student social and emotional learning.