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House passes anti-bullying bill

The House has passed anti-bullying legislation known as the Safe and Supportive Schools Act on a party-line 72-57 vote. The bill would require schools to have written policies in place that prohibit bullying.

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Cost questions arise on bullying bill

Legislation aimed at reducing bullying in schools is almost certain to be enacted this year. Bills in the House and Senate have advanced through all the requisite policy committees and enjoy broad support from the DFL legislative majorities.

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Dayton to appoint task force to address bullying in schools

The Governor’s Task Force on the Prevention of School Bullying will examine practices around the nation to prevent bullying and produce recommendations for the governor and Legislature. The governor will appoint 15 members to the task force from his cabinet, the Legislature and the public. Dayton wants the group to report back to his office by Aug. 1, 2012.

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