cyberbullying http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Pilot Program to Prevent Cyberbullying http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/pilot-program-prevent-cyberbullying <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A pilot program to help prevent cyberbullying on Facebook is getting underway in Maryland.</p><p>Attorney General Doug Gansler is scheduled to help kick off the initiative on Friday in Annapolis.</p><p>Educators from nearly every jurisdiction in Maryland are scheduled to attend. Gansler's office says the session is being led by one of Facebook's top public policy and community engagement experts.</p><p>The initiative will give educators a direct link to Facebook personnel to help address online bullying.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 13:12:28 +0000 Don Rush 48541 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Pilot Program to Prevent Cyberbullying Annapolis High School Students Disciplined for Cyberbullying http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/annapolis-high-school-students-disciplined-cyberbullying <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Anne Arundel County Public Schools officials say 11 Annapolis High School students have been disciplined for cyberbullying.</p><p>Schools spokesman Bob Mosier says officials learned of the incident Monday and punishments were handed down Tuesday after an investigation into comments attached to a picture of a student posted on social media. He says a photo of a student taken without that student's knowledge was texted to other students and subsequently posted on social media.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:52:47 +0000 Don Rush 43876 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Annapolis High School Students Disciplined for Cyberbullying Maryland Joins Facebook in Fight Against Cyberbullying http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/maryland-joins-facebook-fight-against-cyberbullying <p>BALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is announcing a new initiative against cyberbullying in a partnership with Facebook.</p><p>Gansler made the announcement Thursday. The initiative will give educators a direct connection to address issues of online bullying in their school systems.</p><p>Facebook outlined the pilot project, which is being described as the first of its kind in the country, at the Maryland Association of Boards of Education fall conference.</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 17:00:13 +0000 Don Rush 42297 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Maryland Joins Facebook in Fight Against Cyberbullying Delegate Jon Cardin: Ban Cyberbullying in Maryland http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/delegate-jon-cardin-ban-cyberbullying-maryland <p></p><p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Delegate Jon S. Cardin wants to make cyberbullying illegal in the state of Maryland.</p><p>Cardin will hold a news conference Wednesday to discuss cyberbullying and the impact digital harassment can have on Maryland children and families.</p><p>The Baltimore County Democrat has already introduced legislation to outlaw the practice of cyberbullying.</p><p>The bill prohibits individuals from using a computer to publicly threaten a child, post sexually explicit or private information about a child, or intentionally inflict emotional harm on a child.</p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 13:51:37 +0000 Don Rush 29857 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Delegate Jon Cardin: Ban Cyberbullying in Maryland Cyberbullying Regs in Delaware http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/cyberbullying-regs-delaware <P>The public is getting a chance in writing to weigh in on cyberbulling in Delaware through February 15<SUP>th</SUP>.</P> <P>State education officials are working up new regulations first proposed in October.</P> <P>The cyberbullying policy will cover postings on sites ranging from Facebook and Twitter to MySpace, YouTube, and Pinterest.</P> <P>The new rules would deal with electronic communication aimed at an identifiable student or group of students or that may interfere with a student’s physical well-being.</P> <P>Such communications include those that are threatening or intimidating a Thu, 03 Jan 2013 14:26:37 +0000 Don Rush 26919 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Delaware Bill Aims To Delete 'Cyberbullying' From Schools http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/delaware-bill-aims-delete-cyberbullying-schools <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Delaware students who &lsquo;<a href="http://www.ncpc.org/cyberbullying" target="_blank">cyberbully</a>&rsquo; may not be able to hide on the Internet for much longer.</p><p>On Thursday, the Senate OK&rsquo;D&nbsp;<a href="http://legis.delaware.gov/LIS/lis146.nsf/vwLegislation/SB+193/$file/legis.html?open" target="_blank">Senate Bill 193</a> calling for the State Department of Education to adopt a uniform statewide cyberbullying policy.</p> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:29:09 +0000 Jamyla Krempel 12049 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Delaware Bill Aims To Delete 'Cyberbullying' From Schools