BBC.com reports that the British government is publishing guidelines that will help schools, parents, and children deal with the phenomenon of cyber bullying. Schools minister Jim Knight also said the government is asking technology firms for assistance. The guidelines will be distributed to schools in England, and will include simple steps to both avoid and prevent cyber bullying. Some of these steps advise young people to never respond to harassing emails or text messages, and to keep in public areas of chat rooms and the like. For parents and educators, the tips advise parents to understand that both parent and child know how to use technology wisely and safely. For educators, it is recommended that all school communication technology be monitored. According to recent study by the Anti-Bullying Alliance, up to one in five students have been bullied via the internet or cell phone…