In recent years, school districts across the country have zeroed in on bullying. Now, a new Missouri law is pushing that effort off campus, placing schools in the midst of the gray area on how to handle the online activities of their students, reports the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The statute, which goes into effect Aug. 27, requires school districts to put the terms "cyber bullying" and "electronic communications" into their anti-bullying policies, which have been required since 2007. Advocates hope the measure will help districts focus on behavior that many say is growing more prevalent and can be more harmful...

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