Tag Archive | "Phoebe Prince"

“New Boy” Video Clip: The Tip of the Bullying Iceberg

Friday, July 23, 2010

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This week we are featuring a film about a “young African boy with a haunting back story who starts school in Ireland, and finds out quickly exactly what it means to be the new kid. Winner of Best Narrative Short at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival and nominated for an Oscar.”  Let’s check it out … 

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Massachusetts Governor signs anti-bullying bill into law

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

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May 3, 2010: Massachusetts Governor, Deval Patrick, signed a new anti-bullying bill into law today.  The bill was developed in response to the suicide of Phoebe Prince (age 15), a student at South Hadley High School.  It lays out a definition of bullying that includes

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Phoebe Prince Update: Massachusetts legislature passes tough new anti-bullying law

Saturday, May 1, 2010

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Thursday, April 29, 2010.  Both houses of the Massachusetts legislature overwhelmingly passed a tough new bullying law (inluding anti-cyberbullying provisions) and the Governor is expected to sign it into law this week.  As reported, the bill requires

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