New anti-bullying law in effect for New Jersey school districts

NEW JERSEY - A new law went into effect today, mandating school districts in New Jersey adopt anti-bullying programs and designate anti-bullying specialists to investigate complaints.

The New York Times reports that the law, known as the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights, is considered the "toughest legislation against bullying in the nation," and demands that all public schools adopt comprehensive anti-bullying policies, increase staff training and adhere to tight deadlines for reporting episodes.

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