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New Jersey Bullying Laws

Jamey Rodemeyer's Suicide Sheds Spotlight, Caution For Teens

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 11.29.2011 | Education

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Taunted since grade school for hanging out with girls, 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer told his parents things were finally getting ...

Is The Country's Toughest Anti-Bullying Law Too Tough?

The Huffington Post | Emmeline Zhao | Posted 11.02.2011 | Education

Schoolyard and lunch line bullies in New Jersey might get much heavier punishment than a trip to the principal's office. A new state law signed by ...

NJ Lawmakers Approve Nation's Toughest Law To Fight School Bullying

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

TRENTON, N.J. — A law against bullying in schools, which advocates call the nation's toughest because it requires schools to develop anti-harass...

NJ Lawmakers Want To Toughen Anti-Bullying Law

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 05.26.2011 | Education

TRENTON, N.J. — Sixteen-year-old Matthew Zimmer told lawmakers at a hearing Monday on toughening New Jersey's anti-bullying law that he withdrew...

New Jersey Weighs New Bullying Laws After Rutgers Suicide

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey lawmakers introduced an "anti-bullying bill of rights" Monday that one advocate said would be the toughest state law ...