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Broward Schools Recognized For LGBT Anti-Bullying Policies

The Broward County Public School district has been honored for its anti-bullying policies. Equality Florida recognized the school district at its annual gala this weekend. Broward was specifically being recognized for its policies protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students. “The tough reality is that even today, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students face relentless […]

New Technology Making It Harder For Florida Schools To Track Bullying

Florida schools are running into a handful of problems as they try to carry out the state’s new law targeting online or electronic bullying, according to testimony at a Senate committee meeting today. Florida lawmakers approved HB 609 in May. The bill defines online, or cyber, bullying, and allows school districts to investigate if off-campus […]

Read Florida’s New Law Targeting Online Bullying

Last week Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill targeting bullying, HB 609, into law. The law makes three big changes: Students can be bullied publicly or privately; defines cyberbullying as harassment using electronic means, such as email or impersonating someone online; and allows schools to get involved if off-campus bullying affects the targeted student’s on-campus […]

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