Massachusetts Anti-Bullying Law Amended To Extend Protections To Students Bullied By School Staff


Governor Patrick of Massachusetts has signed into law an amendment to the state’s anti-bullying law, M.G.L. c. 71, § 37O, which effectively extends the protections of the law to students bullied by school staff. Prior to these amendments, the law’s protections were limited to student-on-student bullying.

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