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Saturday, July 24, 2010

Online Bullies

The New York Times had a recent article on what schools can and can't do to protect students from online bullies. You can read the article by clicking here.

A serious problem area is  Middle School Students - who shouldn't have cell phones with texting capability - nor should they use social media sites - but very few parents even try to control this activity. Schools have been asked to help police what parents have been unwilling to control - and courts have made this very confusing to schools about what can legally be done.

Here are a couple of sites you should check out:

Cyberbullying Research


1 comment:

Will said...

An interesting article about bullying at a school in Massachusetts. Raises good questions about what should be done about it and what the punishments should be.

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