As schools prepare to put an anti-bullying curriculum in place to comply with the Dignity for All Students Act, legislation has been proposed in New York that would criminalize cyberbullying. Many experts say educational programs work best to teach children to respect each other, but one legislator says stricter penalties are necessary as more youths communicate through texts and the Internet.
The documentary “Bully” goes into wider theatrical release on Friday with a newly negotiated PG-13 rating. Some city teens and parents went to view it this week during school vacation, and say the documentary really touches a nerve.
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