Tag: bullying

Mitch PerryJanuary 22, 2018

A contentious bill that would expand the state’s school voucher system to allow children who are bullied to use tax dollars to pay private school tuition was approved by a Senate committee Monday. Senate President-designate Bill Galvano’s bill (SB 1172) would establish the Hope Scholarship Program to provide the parent of a public school student subjected […]

News Service Of FloridaSeptember 1, 2017

Dubbed the “Stand Up for Seniors Act,” a newly filed House bill would seek to prevent residents of 55-or-older communities from bullying and harassing other residents. Democratic state Rep. Emily Slosberg of Boca Raton filed the bill (HB 123) for consideration during the 2018 Legislative Session, which starts in January. Under it, community associations would […]

Guest AuthorApril 8, 2014

I am against bullying.  Everyone is.  Even bullies are against bullies when they are the ones being bullied. The Florida Department of Education defines bullying as, “Systematically and chronically inflicting physical hurt or psychological distress on one or more students or employees that is severe or pervasive enough to create an intimidating, hostile, or offensive […]


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