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Tuesday, May 5, 2009
Dispatch from Jones St: Bullying Bill Update
Today the NC Senate voted on SB 526: School Violence Prevention Act. This bill will provide a definition of what bullying is for schools. This bill also enumerates the categories of children that have statistically been shown to be bullied most often.
The vote on second reading was 25 Yes and 22 No. The bills third reading will happen tomorrow.
We will have more details on the Senate debate later today.