Ore. House votes to squelch ‘cyber bullies’

The Oregon House wants the state’s schoolchildren to stop bullying each other electronically, reports the Oregonian. Taking on a distinctly 21st-century issue, the House voted 56-0 on May 7 to require Oregon school districts to adopt policies prohibiting "cyber bullying," which it defined as "the use of any electronic device to harass, intimidate, or bully." The measure, House Bill 2637, amends an existing law that requires school policies outlawing more traditional forms of bullying …


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