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HELPFUL RESOURCES

New York Times Topics: Cyberbullying

Different states' efforts
• Maine - click on this link to learn about Maine's law related to cyberbullying: http://www.ncsl.org/default.aspx?tabid=13495
• Pennsylvania attempts to stop cyberbullying: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUS169188+14-Oct-2009+PRN20091014 and What high school students should know:

JUDICIAL BRANCH

Suggested case for you to review:
J.S. v. Bethlehem Area School District (2000). A link to the case can be found here: http://www.firstamendmentschools.org/freedoms/case.aspx?id=1687.
Suggested cases for you to review include (choose one):
Internet free speech issues involving minors:
Reno v. ACLU
School-related free speech issues:
Morse v. Frederick
Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier
Bethel School District No. 403 v. Fraser
New Jersey v. T.L.O. (searching students)
Tinker v. Des Moines

Here is one helpful resource link (type in case name in search box). The library has a number of excellent resources. You may use other online sources as well (with the exception of wikipedia).

Interest Groups


Support School Involvement
Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use
Cyberbullying Research Centerwith a specific section about some recent legislative proposals
iSafe


Do not support school involvement
The Heritage Foundation
ACLU and one of their (brief) statements to a congressional committee:
The CATO Institute

EXECUTIVE BRANCH

Pennsylvania Attorney General's program on cyberbullying

http://www.stopcyberbullying.org/educators/guide_for_schools.html
This blog post describes what states and schools might do to better respond to cyberbullying: http://cyberbullying.us/blog/cyberbullying-laws-and-school-policy-a-blessing-or-curse.html

LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

Proposed federal legislation: http://www.nj.com/gloucester-county/index.ssf/2011/03/federal_bill_will_help_combat.html

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (1998)

Missouri Law

Good review of state laws

Connecticut's Bullying Law - links (not cyberbullying)

A good article from MSNBC

Maine State Law - (you may need to research when this law was passed... when was this legislative session in office?)


































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