Montgomery County schools are taking the first steps to teaching students how to be safer and kinder online.
Glenelg High School student Grace McComas was cyber-bullied for months before committing suicide in 2012, and after some initial opposition, her classmates will honor her at graduation in May.
Montgomery\’s County schools superintendent, Joshua Starr, says
students sent him racist, crass tweets — some that threatened his family — in an
attempt to convince him to close schools during bad weather last week.
Few know her name, but millions know her face.
Facebook and Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler announce a new mechanism to provide state educators with a direct line to the social networking giant, to head-off potential cyberbullying involving students.
Maryland Delegate Jon S. Cardin is putting forth a
bill that would make publicly posted cyberbullying
a crime in Maryland, thus closing the loophole
that exempts harmful material transmitted via
social media websites.
\”It\’s 10 o\’clock. Do you know where your children
Over half of the Fairfax County students surveyed about bullying say they have been bullied, teased or taunted more than 20 times in the last year.