Statewide News
11:15 am
Fri February 3, 2012

Ohio Governor Signs Anti-Bullying Bill

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed an anti-bullying bill that requires schools to update policies to include harassment and intimidation sent electronically, such as over the Internet or mobile phones.

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Statewide News
9:56 am
Wed January 11, 2012

Anti-Bullying Bill Clears Ohio Senate Committee

An Ohio House bill that would expand policies against bullying in schools and online has cleared a Senate committee.

The Senate Education Committee on Tuesday approved House Bill 116 known as the Jessica Logan Act. The proposed legislation is named for a Cincinnati teenager who hanged herself in 2008 after weeks of bullying at her school.

State Sen. Joe Schiavoni says the bill includes several concepts from a similar bill he has proposed to address bullying.

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