Ohio District Enacts New Cyber-Bullying Policies

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Two policy changes are being enacted in the Solon schools that will affect the way the district handles electronic bullying.

The first change will broaden the definition of school-related bullying and provide the district with additional measures for addressing bullying outside of the classroom.

Superintendent Joseph Regano said just because bullying happens after the school day concludes doesn’t make it right.

Catching bullies and administering punishment for their bad behaviors can be difficult when bullying is conducted outside the schools’ premises, but Regano stated it is still the responsibility of the district to ensure students treat each other with respect, both in and out of the classroom.

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