Ohio Lawmaker Wants Tougher Law Against Cyber-bullies.

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Ohio law already requires schools to formulate an anti-bullying policy, but some state legislators say it does not go far enough. State Representative Marian Harris want a new law that would target cyber-bullying.

Under Harris’ proposal, schools would be required to include cyber-bullying when they train their teachers and administrators to crack down on bullying in general. Plus, the schools would be given the power to punish bullies, even if their cyber-attacks take place outside of school and during non-school hours. This proposal, though, is far from becoming law. It’s just been introduced in the Ohio House and Senate, and legislators plan to leave Columbus in the next week or two for a long summer vacation.

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